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    What's the meaning of "Down to Earth"?

    Hi all, my question today is what's the meaning of Down to Earth? please explain to me.

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    Re: What's the meaning of "Down to Earth"?

    Have you consulted a dictionary?
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    Re: What's the meaning of "Down to Earth"?

    Quote Originally Posted by Chicken Sandwich View Post
    Have you consulted a dictionary?
    Yes I have and it means to be humble. But I think i need more explanation. if someone can use it in a sentence or put the word in context and explain that way, it would be greatly appreciated.

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    Re: What's the meaning of "Down to Earth"?

    Quote Originally Posted by DavidTan View Post
    Yes I have and it means to be humble. But I think i need more explanation. if someone can use it in a sentence or put the word in context and explain that way, it would be greatly appreciated.
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    From Longman dictionary:

    down-to-earth
    practical and direct in a sensible honest way:
    • Fran's a friendly, down-to-earth person.
    • a chef with a down-to-earth approach to cooking

    Source: down-to-earth - Definition from Longman English Dictionary Online

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    Re: What's the meaning of "Down to Earth"?

    The Oxford Dictionary is also worth reference.
    down to earth: definition of down to earth in Oxford dictionary (British & World English)

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