See also: down to earth

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  1. (idiomatic) Practical; realistic; pragmatic.
    He had a down-to-earth attitude that translated into a straightforward, but effective strategy.
  2. (idiomatic) Ordinary; normal; run-of-the-mill.
    • 2009 January 20, Dan Shive, El Goonish Shive (webcomic), Comic for Tuesday, Jan 20, 2009:
      "I'm sorry, but I'm not going to devote any of tonight's news to evil monkey shenanigans unless you can find something more down to earth to focus your report on."

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