Example sentences for: pedestal

How can you use “pedestal” in a sentence? Here are some example sentences to help you improve your vocabulary:

  • Once Bradley descends from his pedestal and begins trading insults with Gore, he loses his aura of saintliness and becomes just another scrapping politician.

  • In April 2000, the airport surveillance radar at Boston's Logan Airport was ripped from its mounting pedestal during severe weather conditions, severely reducing the number of flights in and out of Logan Airport.

  • Pick a great basketball role model, put him on a pedestal, and let the financial chips fall where they may.

  • The article's author, Smithsonian curator Paul Forman, accused Gross and Levitt of trying to place "science back on its pre-postmodern pedestal."

  • In his rendition, the same fruit on a pedestal contains an element of dissonance, disturbance, and even violence.


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