Brought down to Earth
Now, this week’s English for Football expression is to bring down to Earth. Now sometimes this expression uses the words, ‘bump’ or ‘bang’ to give it more emphasis, so for example, bring down to earth with a bump or to bring down to earth with a bang. Now the meaning of this expression simply means to come back to reality and usually this reality is not so exciting. So, in football last week we spoke about Yokohama FC, the new team in the J-League, after their wonderful derby victory against their rivals, Yokohama Marinos. However, this week, their dream start to the J- League came to an abrupt end when they were thrashed 6-0 by Kawasaki Frontale. They were definitely brought down to earth with a bang.