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come down to earth meaning

  "come down to earth" in a sentence
  • [American idiom]
    to become realistic; to become alert to what is going on around one. (Informal.)
    You have very good ideas, John, but you must come down to earth. We can't possibly afford any of your suggestions.
    Pay attention to what is going on. Come down to earth and join the discussion.

  • [American slang]
    1. Lit. to arrive on earth from above.
      An angel came down to earth and made an announcement.
    2. Fig. to become realistic; to become alert to what is going on around one.
      You have a fit of enthusiasm, John, but you must come down to earth. We can't possibly afford any of your suggestions.

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  1. bill was sitting and daydreaming so his mother told him to come down to earth and do his homework.
  2. could you please come down to earth and concentrate?
  3. he has come down to earth and stopped dreaming of being rich
  4. come down to earth
  5. you ve got it all, took it all from me drove me insane who d come down to earth, releasing me

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