bring someone down to earth

bring someone down to earth
bring (someone) (back) down to earth come (back) down to earth (with a bang/bump/jolt) - to have to start dealing with the unpleasant or boring things that happen every day after a period of excitement and enjoyment.

I had a huge pile of work waiting for me on my desk so that brought me back down to earth.


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