EARTH – English vocabulary, down to earth




– our planet

  • Earth is the only planet in our solar system with known life

come back/down to earth

– stop dreaming and return to practical matters

  • – We didn’t win the lottery, you had better come back down to earth and start working.

Down to earth

– Honest , direct, and practical; say what you think

  • – My grandfather was always down to earth. “A car is merely a form of transport, it’s not necessary to spend money on a luxury car”

earthling (lit)

– in science fiction used to refer to inhabitants of earth.

  • – The Martian said “Take me to your leader, earthling

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