in shoes

in somebody's shoes

having the same experience as someone else If I put myself in their shoes, I think I would have done just what they did. You're not alone – lots of people are in your shoes, looking for work.
See also: shoe
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The manufacturer claims that the in-shoe differential metal detector will provide the first reliable, speedy, user-friendly and cost-effective solution to detecting metal in shoes and the lower body.
At that time nobody could reliably detect a knife or other weaponry in shoes without first removing the footwear," said Mr Stiss.