1922, in the meaning defined at sense 1
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“Down-to-earth.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/down-to-earth. Accessed 31 Jan. 2023.
Nglish: Translation of down-to-earth for Spanish Speakers
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