Idiom: both feet on the ground
Idiom: (one's) both feet on the ground
- to have a clear, realistic understanding of one's situation
- My daughter's boyfriend is in a rock band but surprisingly he's got both feet on the ground.
- Many young athletes throw away millions of dollars because they don't have their feet on the ground.
- Many of our customers don't have their feet on the ground when they come in to buy a new car and we're trained to exploit this situation.
- No one thought I had my feet on the ground when I quit my job to work full-time on my YouTube channel but now I've got a million subscribers.
- My husband really didn't have both feet on the ground when he agreed to buy our kids a horse.
- If we'd had our feet on the ground, we would have paid down our mortgage instead of remodeling our basement.
- Your father and I are concerned you don't have your feet on the ground. Why do you have to go to China to teach English?
- have one's head (screwed) on straight
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