How to Say “Down-to-earth” in Chinese

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How to Say "Down-to-earth" in Chinese

A Sense of Security

Chinese people consider a sense of security extremely important in their life. Many people believe that the closer to the ground, the more secure they feel. Interestingly, a sense of security is often associated with modesty, and that’s why the word “ (dí): ground” is used to describe someone who is down-to-earth. So, how to say “Down-to-earth” in Chinese?

Say “Down-to-earth” in Chinese: 接地气 (jiē dì qì) = down-to-earth

 (jiē): to link, to connect;
 (dì): the ground

接地气 (jiē dì qì) is to be down-to-earth.

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How to Say "Down-to-earth" in Chinese

 

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