keep feet on the ground
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Related to keep feet on the ground: keep together, keep watch on, worse for wear, jump in feet first
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. 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.
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keep one's feet on the groundand 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.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of American Idioms and Phrasal Verbs. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.