某事brings you back down to earth的意思就是这件事情使你从幻想中清醒过来，回到现实中。
- 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.
值得注意的是，to bring the house down这个短语用来形容艺人在演出时博得观众的满堂喝彩、掌声雷动。
- The comedian brought the house down when he told the joke about the two frogs.