Definition of have (or keep) one's (or both) feet on the ground in English:

have (or keep) one's (or both) feet on the ground

phrase

  • Be (or remain) practical and sensible.

    ‘it's a very exciting time for the business but it's important that we keep our feet on the ground’
    • ‘I have my feet on the ground but remain confident I can go through.’
    • ‘He's held his own and kept his feet on the ground since coming in and is growing in stature with each game.’
    • ‘They were always genuine and kept their feet on the ground even after hitting the big time.’
    • ‘Job offers came in but rather than running off to the US or London, Dorren kept his feet on the ground.’
    • ‘My family, especially, is very supportive and has kept my feet on the ground.’
    • ‘‘Jason is a great guy who has always kept his feet on the ground,’ said Campbell.’
    • ‘I see myself as a normal person, and that's what keeps your feet on the ground.’
    • ‘But he remains confident that ‘a good poem allows you to have your feet on the ground and your head in the air simultaneously’.’
    • ‘If he keeps his feet on the ground and maintains his progress, he'll be fine.’
    • ‘It keeps his feet on the ground, and it's nice to see him taking part in the fun where it all starts for players.’