put/place (someone) on a pedestal

phrase

as in elevate
to treat or regard (someone) as extraordinarily good, successful, important, etc. When you're in love, there's a tendency to put your crush on a pedestal.

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“Put/place (someone) on a pedestal.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/put%2Fplace%20%28someone%29%20on%20a%20pedestal. Accessed 20 Feb. 2024.

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