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What is the meaning of "Down to earth"?
Can anyone please explain it with some examples?
sort of " humble person' characteristic
1. Realistic; sensible.
a. Not pretentious or affected; straightforward.
b. Not overly ornate; simple in style.
practical and sensible:
She's a down-to-earth sort of woman with no pretensions.
1. (idiomatic) Practical; realistic; pragmatic.
He had a down-to-earth attitude that translated into a straightforward, but effective strategy.
* (realistic): have one's feet on the ground, earth-bound
have one's head in the clouds