have one's feet on the ground

have one's feet on the ground
have (or keep) one's feet on the ground be (or remain) practical and sensible.
Main Entry: foot

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  • have one's feet on the ground — To act habitually with practical good sense • • • Main Entry: ↑foot * * * have (or keep) one s (or both) feet on the ground be (or remain) practical and sensible …   Useful english dictionary

  • have one's feet on the ground — idi have one s feet on the ground, to have a realistic, sensible attitude or approach …   From formal English to slang

  • have one's feet on the ground — be practical or sensible The new sales manager really has his feet on the ground. Perhaps they didn t have their feet firm on the ground. Perhaps he was too ready to escape ... into an ambiguous world, ... a world where the conscious mind did not …   Idioms and examples

  • have one's feet on the ground — verb To be a practical person. To be sensible We think we can trust John with this new position as he has his feet on the ground. Ant: have ones head in the clouds …   Wiktionary

  • have (or keep) one's feet on the ground — be (or remain) practical and sensible. → foot …   English new terms dictionary

  • keep one's feet on the ground — See: FEET ON THE GROUND …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • keep one's feet on the ground — See: FEET ON THE GROUND …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • keep one's feet on the ground — ► have (or keep) one s feet on the ground be (or remain) practical and sensible. Main Entry: ↑foot …   English terms dictionary

  • have one's feet firm on the ground — be practical or sensible The new sales manager really has his feet on the ground. Perhaps they didn t have their feet firm on the ground. Perhaps he was too ready to escape ... into an ambiguous world, ... a world where the conscious mind did not …   Idioms and examples

  • have one's feet planted firmly in the ground — See: FEET ON THE GROUND …   Dictionary of American idioms

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