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British pronunciation/dˌaʊn tʊ ˈɜːθ/
American pronunciation/dˌaʊn tʊ ˈɜːθ/
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(of an approach) according to what is real or can be done

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What is the origin of the idiom "down to earth" and when to use it?

The phrase "down to earth" is an idiom used to describe a person or approach that is in accordance with what is realistic or achievable. The origin of this expression likely draws from the idea of being firmly grounded in reality and not floating in the clouds of fanciful or unrealistic thinking.

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(of a person) not showing pretentious behavior

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What is the origin of the idiom "down to earth" and when to use it?

The idiom "down to earth" originated in the late 19th century and is used in various contexts, such as when discussing someone's personality, character traits, or demeanor. It is particularly used to praise individuals who maintain a realistic perspective, exhibit humility, and are relatable to others.

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He provides down to earth advice that is based on years of experience in the industry.
John is a CEO, but he's incredibly down to earth and always makes time for his employees.
Despite her fame and success, the actress remains down to earth and is known for treating everyone with kindness.
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