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Feet firmly on the ground


Rationale. Responsible. Stable and dependable. Well grounded. Someone with a secure sense of what they are doing and where they are. In opposition to not having one’s feet on the ground as in being wild and unpredictable. (Compare to Down to Earth.)

“I like your new boyfriend after we spoke, I realized he has his feet firmly on the ground.”

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