be in another person's shoes


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be in (someone's) shoes

To share a particular experience or circumstance with someone else. It's easy to mock someone else—until you're in their shoes. As hard as it is to live with a disability, remember that you're not alone—a lot of other people are in your shoes too.
See also: shoe

be in another person's shoes

be in another person's situation or predicament.
See also: another, shoe