Return or cause to return to reality after a period of daydreaming or excitement.
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- The problem with holidays is coming back to earth afterwards.
- Sarah said: ‘It has been an opportunity to relax and come to terms with what Sally and I have achieved before returning home and coming back down to earth.’
- The only trouble with this form of mental escape is that sooner or later you must come back to earth, the jolt of this being pretty terrific.