Meaning of “come back down to earth” in the English Dictionary

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"come back down to earth" in British English

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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 Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)