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Examples of down-to-earth

Sentences with the adjective down-to-earth

2 examples:

I'm lucky enough to have a job that I love, and a relatively down-to-earth life.
(Daniel Radcliffe)

They come on, they play silly games, they act like good sports and they're rewarded: The clips go viral and viewers marvel at how down-to-earth this or that A-list star is.
(Stephanie Merry in The Independent - People, )

Other sentences

56 examples:

The president is a down-to-earth kind of man.

I mean, I grew up with pretty down-to-earth, atheist parents, but I was born a Pisces.
(Melissa Auf der Maur)

I have always tried to write in a simple way, using down-to-earth and not abstract words.
(Georges Simenon)

I'd like to quit the supernatural roles and play just an interesting, down-to-earth person.
(Bela Lugosi)

She was far too down-to-earth to succumb to grandeur.
(The Independent - Arts & Entertainment, )

But there’s usually a more down-to-earth explanation.
(The New York Times - Science, )

Thumbs up for the trio of suites and down-to-earth bar.
(The Telegraph - Travel, )

But the South Pearl Street Music Festival is all about keeping it down-to-earth.
(The Denver Post - Entertainment, )

Down-to-earth actress Ellen Page has listed her Studio City home for $1.05 million.
(NBC Today, )

Zac Efron's life imitates his art (kind of), and T-Swift makes a down-to-earth detour.
(USA Today - Entertainment, )

A guide to the down-to-earth former capital, often referred to as the birthplace of Portugal.
(Telegraph Staff in The Telegraph - Travel, )

However, many psychologists think they can provide more down-to-earth, scientific explanations.
(Daily Mail - Science, )

Stephen Curry's popularity stems in part from how down-to-earth his backstory (and physique) are.
(USA Today - NBA, )

Fitness Blender has amassed 4 million subscribers with video instruction that’s down-to-earth—and free.
(The Wall Street Journal - Lifestyle, )

Carson Daly and Siri Pinter incorporated their laid-back and down-to-earth style into their entire wedding celebration.
(NBC Today, )

One of Germany's biggest cultural events, the Berlin International Film Festival stands out for its down-to-earth nature.
(Henry Chu in Los Angeles Times - Movies Now, )

But off-screen, the comedic actor is surprisingly down-to-earth, especially when discussing parenting and his own family.
(Jelena Adzic in CBC News - Arts & Entertainment, )

After leaving to cheers from fans, the down-to-earth 23-year-old was what he was going to do with the £100,000 prize money.
(Daily Mail - TV&Showbiz, )

Engaging, naturalistic performances and nicely explored real-world issues add to this absorbing film's down-to-earth appeal.
(Gary Goldstein in Los Angeles Times - Movies Now, )

This smart, entertaining police procedural from Vince Gilligan pairs a slick young FBI agent with a down-to-earth local cop.
(The Wall Street Journal - Lifestyle, )

It’s a wonderful escape from the tourist hotspots of the island; a luxurious yet down-to-earth offering in the ‘real’ Bali.
(The Telegraph - Travel, )

In a candid interview the 33-year-old has revealed her down-to-earth nature, and how she hopes to take a break soon to have children.
(Daily Mail - News, )

Zara Phillips proved herself the most down-to-earth of royal women when she stepped out just days before the birth of her first child.
(Daily Mail - News, )

Instead, Ready’s down-to-earth approach is to tell it like it is to both sides and not waste time yakking across unbridgeable gulfs.
(The Vancouver Sun - News, )

Whilst 23-year-old India Rose James is one of the most privileged and affluent in the country, she is, it seems, surprisingly down-to-earth.
(Daily Mail - Femail, )

The actress was her usual down-to-earth self as she joked that she smells like 'red wine' and confessed to eating pizza-and-chili sandwiches.
(Daily Mail - TV&Showbiz, )

Pope Francis boosted his down-to-earth image by inviting a group of homeless men to his Vatican residence to help him celebrate his 77th birthday.
(Tom Kington in Los Angeles Times - World News, )

The most popular of the late Thai king’s children, Princess Maha Chakri Sirindhorn has built a reputation as a hardworking and down-to-earth royal.
(Los Angeles Times - World News, )

Video of the sky lighting up over Russia's Sverdlovsk region may look like another fireball, but this light may have a more down-to-earth explanation.
(NBC News Science, )

What it does: Sonia Gil is a passionate, language-loving, animated traveler who offers practical travel tips using down-to-earth video blogs on YouTube.
(Los Angeles Times - Travel & Deal Blog, )

​Space battle game Halo is about to get a little more down-to-earth as toy maker NECA rolls out a fancy helmet for motorcycle-riding Master Chief fans.
(CNET News, )

Chris Pratt may have a monster movie dominating the world box office, but the Jurassic World star is proving he still has a down-to-earth handle on his fame.
(CBC News in CBC News - Arts & Entertainment, )

The truth is, presumably wealthy Vancouverites are regularly recycling such clothing at shops around the city where the apparel then re-sells at down-to-earth prices.
(The Vancouver Sun - Business, )

Steve Case, a down-to-earth fellow with a lot of money (Forbes puts his net worth at $1.31 billion), said the bus seemed like a fun way to explore the rest of America.
(The Denver Post - Business, )

Jennifer Lawrence has long endeared herself to the public by being cool and down-to-earth, what with her fry eating and face planting and all manner of quirky hijinks.
(CNN - U.S. News, )

Leicester City are preparing for their coronation as champions in a down-to-earth mood with midfielder Marc Albrighton admitting their achievement hasn’t sunk in yet.
(Daily Mail - Sport, )

Jennifer Lawrence has long endeared herself to the public by being "cool" and "down-to-earth," what with her fry eating and face planting and all manner of quirky hijinks.
(CNN - Entertainment, )

Dan Stevens has come a long way from playing Matthew Crawley, the dashing yet down-to-earth heir on "Downton Abbey" whose tragic death shocked fans in the show's third season.
(NBC Today, )

Far from being a glamorous movie star, down-to-earth Celia Johnson wore thick-lensed spectacles and false front teeth, having knocked out her own on a pebbly beach as a teenager.
(Daily Mail - TV&Showbiz, )

Down-to-earth, eco-conscious Seattle meets the posh Four Seasons brand at this downtown hotel, perched in a prime spot on 1st Avenue near the water and many of the city’s biggest attractions.
(The Telegraph - Travel, )

Describing Brexit as the UK 'leaving the EU, but not leaving Europe', Beata Szydlo said Poland would conduct negotiations in a 'down-to-earth' manner, and called on other EU nations to do the same.
(Daily Mail - News, )

In her new memoir, “Call Me Debbie: True Confessions of a Down-to-Earth Diva,” opera singer Deborah Voigt offers backstage observations of diva behavior as well as details about her own struggles.
(The Wall Street Journal - Lifestyle, )

Forget swimming pools and sunloungers, the best family holidays can be found in the most unexpected places - as Robert Hardman and brood discovered on a down-to-earth farm break in the Gower Peninsula.
(Daily Mail - Travel, )

MIKE KEEGAN: Despite the influx of foreign stars, flash cars and millionaire salaries there is one room at Manchester United’s state of-the-art Aon training complex that retains a down-to-earth feel.
(Daily Mail - Sport, )

But in my recent conversation with India’s SS Rajamouli, the master storyteller behind the war epic/romance Baahubali: The Beginning, I found him to be humble, gracious and delightfully down-to-earth.
(Forbes - Business, )

The down-to-earth ways co-authors of Outsmart Your Instincts authors Adam Hansen, Ed Harrington and Beth Storz describe how to overcome our cognitive biases can enable us to innovate, at work and in our lives.
(Kare Anderson, Contributor http://www.forbes.com/sites/kareanderson/ in Forbes - Entrepreneurs, )

A vision in rhinestones, Cher brought her Dressed to Kill tour to Staples Center on Monday night for an evening of over-the-top (yet typically down-to-earth) grandeur from everyone’s favorite 68-year-old disco diva.
(Mikael Wood in Los Angeles Times - Pop & Hiss, )

When Carole King and her Broadway alter-ego, actress Jessie Mueller, took the stage separately during the Tony Awards ceremony, they probably succeeded in making lots of viewers feel that down-to-earth is an engaging move.
(Mike Boehm in Los Angeles Times - Culture Monster, )

The real-estate mogul who was gunned down while leaving his Mount Royal mansion on Monday morning is a polarizing character — the subject of multi-million dollar lawsuits and a down-to-earth volunteer and philanthropist.
(Drew Anderson in CBC News - Canada, )

While the B.C. Liberals regularly trumpet the billions of dollars worth of major projects on the drawing board in the province, a more down-to-earth perspective was provided by a recent report from the B.C. Business Council.
(The Vancouver Sun - News, )

While some Canadians may consider the Royal Family remote and irrelevant, the efforts this week to show William, Kate and their infant prince in a relaxed and down-to-earth light may help them connect with more folks in Canada and elsewhere.
(CBC News - World, )

As the United States' first Chinese American ambassador to China, Gary Locke made an impression on many ordinary people here with his down-to-earth ways – carrying his own backpack, paying for his Starbucks with a coupon and flying economy class.
(Julie Makinen in Los Angeles Times - World News, )

China's astronauts have braved the tension of docking with a space station and performed delicate tasks outside their orbiting capsule, but now face a more down-to-earth job that is perhaps equally challenging: Talking to young people about science.
(CBC News - World, )

Britain's Prince William sat down with President Barack Obama in Washington on Monday and unveiled an effort to curtail illegal wildlife trading while his wife, Kate, made an impression of a down-to-earth duchess on preschoolers and prominent British expats in New York.
(The Denver Post - Politics, )

The popular British mystery series “Inspector Lewis” begins its sixth season Sunday on PBS’ “Masterpiece Mystery.” Set in the quaint university town of Oxford, the series stars Kevin Whately as the down-to-earth detective Robbie Lewis and Lawrence Fox as his cerebral young partner Hathaway.
(Susan King in Los Angeles Times - Entertainment News, )

More than a few stories in his enormously enjoyable second collection See You in Paradise begin with lines whose cheerfully down-to-earth tone belies the oddness to follow. “It’s been a few years since we last used the magic portal in our back garden, and it has fallen into disrepair” (“Portal”). “They figured out how to bring people back to life – not everybody, just some people – and this is what happened to our friend Dan Larsen” (“Zombie Dan”).
(The Independent - Arts & Entertainment, )

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