come down from cloud nine

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come down from cloud nine

To return to normality or become more somber following a state of extreme, euphoric happiness. After I told her how much of her winnings would be going to taxes, she definitely came down from cloud nine a bit. I was so overjoyed to get this job, but I must admit that I've been coming down from cloud nine now that I'm settling into the new work routine.
See also: cloud, come, down, nine
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