英语口语 | 用bring someone back down to earth表达“从幻想中清醒过来,回归现实”

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.

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