keep one's feet on the ground


keep one's feet on the ground
Australian Slang
retain a sensible and practical outlook

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  • 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

  • keep one's feet on the ground —    A person who keeps their feet on the ground continues to act in a sensible and practical way, even if they become successful.     His invention was an instant success but he kept his feet on the ground and invested his money very wisely …   English Idioms & idiomatic expressions

  • keep\ one's\ feet\ on\ the\ ground — See: feet on the ground …   Словарь американских идиом

  • Keep one's feet on the ground — retain a sensible and practical outlook …   Dictionary of Australian slang

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

  • 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 …   English terms dictionary

  • 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 firmly planted on the ground — have (or keep) one s feet firmly planted on the ground be (or remain) level headed and sensible …   Useful english dictionary


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