Step into their shoes - Idioms by The Free Dictionary
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step into (someone's) shoes
To fill someone's position, especially one of power or authority. I don't know who they're getting to step into Davidson's shoes, but I doubt they'll be anywhere near as good a manager as he was. I tell you, I wouldn't want to step into her shoes. Sure, the pay would be better, but I don't want all that stress!
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And faint-hearted Labour MPs not up for the fight should quit and let those with spirit step into their shoes
Their help is needed for a show where a celebrity will step into their shoes
and see what it's like to raise their children single-handedly.
Here's your chance to step into their shoes
in the BBC's Here for You roadshow which will be at the Coal Exchange in Butetown tomorrow.
If one person doesn't come to play on any night, there's other people ready to step into their shoes
,'' Buescher said.