step into (someone's) shoes

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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!
See also: shoe, step
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Temporarily stepping into her shoes will be a tall order, according to VICA Chairman Bob Scott, who's also interim president, chief executive officer and vice president of government affairs.