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put/place somebody on a pedestal

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishput/place somebody on a pedestalput/place somebody on a pedestalADMIREto admire someone so much that you treat them or talk about them as though they are perfect Women are both put on a pedestal and treated like second-class citizens. pedestal
Examples from the Corpus
put/place somebody on a pedestalMy last boyfriend put me on a pedestal.I was the most beautiful, wonderful woman and he put me on a pedestal.If it is going to be special, put it on a pedestal of sorts.Another will place philanthropy on a pedestal and yet have a resentful, unforgiving spirit.Let's face it, possum, there are some who would put me on a pedestal.
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