Bring someone back down to earth 回歸現實

更新時間 2013年 5月 14日, 星期二 - 格林尼治標準時間14:55
The Russian Soyuz space capsule lands in Kazakhstan

The Russian Soyuz space capsule lands in Kazakhstan. Photo: AP/Sergei Remezov


Canadian astronaut Chris Hadfield, whose space capsule is pictured above returning to Earth, spent five months working in the International Space Station. During his time in space he kept hundreds of thousands of Twitter followers informed and entertained with pictures, and even made a music video of a David Bowie song.

加拿大航天員克里斯•哈德菲爾德(Chris Hadfield)在國際空間站裏逗留了五個月時間後乘坐自己的太空艙告別了太空回到了地球。在國際空間站度過的這段時間裏,他通過推特向自己成千上萬的粉絲發送來自太空的圖片,他還用大衛•鮑依 (David Bowie)的一首歌曲製作了首個太空音樂視頻。


某事 brings you back down to earth 的意思就是這件事情使你從幻想中清醒過來,回到現實中。


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.


To bring the house down 這個短語用來形容藝人在演出時博得觀眾的滿堂喝彩、掌聲雷動。

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


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