Günün Deyimi: Bring someone back down to earth

Today's phrase

If something brings you back down to earth, it makes you face reality again after a pleasant experience, a hopeful dream or an unrealistic plan.


I was dreaming of a safari holiday in Tanzania to see the elephants, the cheetahs, the hippos… then I looked at my bank balance and it brought me back down to earth pretty quickly!

Phil had a great time over the weekend. All the emails waiting for him in the office on Monday morning brought him back down to earth.

Take note

To bring the house down. This phrase is used when a performer in a play or show makes people laugh or clap loudly and enthusiastically: they bring the house down.


The comedian brought the house down when he told the joke about the two frogs.

Interesting fact

Canadian astronaut Chris Hadfield returned to Earth from the International Space Station on Tuesday. He kept hundreds of thousands of Twitter followers informed and entertained with pictures during his five months in space, and even made a music video of a David Bowie song.


to bring someone back down to earth: gerçekle yüzleşmek, ayakları yere basmak

to bring the house down: kahkahadan kırıp geçirmek

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