Down to earth 接地氣、務實

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今日短語

「Down to earth」 是一個含有褒義的短語,用來描述一個人性格謙遜、為人友善、踏實務實。當它被用在名詞前作定語使用時,「down to earth」 的詞與詞之間則應加上連字符,變成合成詞 「down-to-earth」——腳踏實地的,實在的。

例句

After winning the lottery and becoming a millionaire, Sarah didn’t change – she’s still very down to earth.
在中了彩票成為百萬富翁之後,莎拉並沒有改變。她依然是個實在人。

I was anxious when I met my girlfriend’s parents for the first time, but they were very friendly and down-to-earth people.
我第一次見女朋友的父母時,心裡很緊張,但其實他們都是非常友善的實在人。

My new colleague is very down to earth – we had a great conversation over lunch and he was really easy to talk to.
我的新同事很接地氣。我倆吃午飯的時候聊得很投機,他非常親切善談。