come down to earth

come 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.

We came down to earth with a bump when we got back from our holidays to find we had a burst pipe.


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  • come\ down\ to\ earth — • come back to earth • come down to earth v. phr. To return to the real world; stop imagining or dreaming; think and behave as usual. After Jane met the movie star it was hard for her to come back to earth. Bill was sitting and daydreaming so his …   Словарь американских идиом

  • come down to earth — See: COME BACK TO EARTH …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • come down to earth — See: COME BACK TO EARTH …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • come down to earth — be realistic, get your head out of the clouds    If she d come down to earth, if she d stop dreaming about fame, she could pass her exams …   English idioms

  • come down to earth — stop imagining or dreaming, think and behave as usual He has finally come down to earth and is preparing seriously to look for a job …   Idioms and examples

  • come down to earth — ► come back (or down) to earth return to reality. Main Entry: ↑earth …   English terms dictionary

  • come down to earth — come down/back/to earth phrase to start normal life again after a time of great happiness or excitement Thesaurus: to change your opinion, attitudes or behavioursynonym Main entry: earth …   Useful english dictionary

  • come down to earth (with a bang) — come back/down to ˈearth (with a ˈbang/ˈbump) | bring sb (back) down to ˈearth (with a ˈbang/ˈbump) idiom (informal) to return, or to make sb return, to a normal way of thinking or behaving after a time when they have been very excited, not very… …   Useful english dictionary

  • come down to earth (with a bump) — come back/down to ˈearth (with a ˈbang/ˈbump) | bring sb (back) down to ˈearth (with a ˈbang/ˈbump) idiom (informal) to return, or to make sb return, to a normal way of thinking or behaving after a time when they have been very excited, not very… …   Useful english dictionary

  • come down to earth with a bang — 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. We came down to earth with a bump when we got back from our holidays …   New idioms dictionary

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