keep feet on the ground


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keep (one's) feet on the ground

To be and remain in a calm, stable, sensible, and pragmatic state or condition; to not be subject to extreme emotional reactions or affected by exceptional changes in one's situation. My father has always been a rock of level-headed judgment and advice. Even during our family's lowest points, he's always kept his feet on the ground.
See also: feet, ground, keep, on

keep one's feet on the ground

 and have one's feet on the ground
Fig. to remain calm and stable. You will do all right if you have your feet on the ground. Don't get carried away. Just keep your feet on the ground and you will do fine.
See also: feet, ground, keep, on