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English definition of “come back down to earth”

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come back down to earth

( also bring sb back down to earth)
to start dealing with life and problems again after you have had a very exciting time, or to make someone do this: The realization of how little work I'd done for the exams brought me abruptly back down to earth.
(Definition of come back down to earth from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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