New English-Irish Dictionary
Similar words: pedestrian · dental · distal · parental · pedal · petal · postal · vegetal · predestine · beanstalk
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pedestal

1 noun ARCHIT, CONSTR of statue, pillar, etcseastán masc1  c m ubonn masc1  c m uthe statue was placed on a new pedestal cuireadh an dealbh ar sheastán nuathe stone pedestal of the column bonn cloiche an cholúin 2 noun of table, washbasin, etccos fem2  c m uhe bought a new basin and pedestal cheannaigh sé doirteal agus cos nua
phrases

to knock sb off their pedestal

an fhírinne a nochtadh faoi dhuinethe scandal knocked the bishop off his pedestal léirigh an scannal cén sórt duine é an t-easpag

to put sb on a pedestal

(also

to place sb on a pedestal

, to set sb on a pedestal

) dia beag a dhéanamh de dhuine