another pair of shoes

another pair of shoes

Entirely different in scope or description from the person or thing that was just being discussed. I'm fine with you going out tonight, but if you want to stay out past curfew, that's another pair of shoes entirely!
See also: another, of, pair, shoe

another pair of shoes

quite a different matter or state of things.
See also: another, of, pair, shoe
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Further one in three has had to buy another pair of shoes when out of the house due to the level of discomfort experienced in the shoes they were wearing.
The next day the brown wedges were back, but only long enough to take me the bowling alley where I spent an hilarious hour getting steadily better at throwing the ball down the gutter (the aim is to miss the pins, right?) and wearing yet another pair of shoes.
You always need another pair of shoes, and never let a man tell you otherwise.
Housework is out of the question, running is impossible, even shopping (for anything other than another pair of shoes) is pretty tricky.
That survey, by Harpers Bazaar magazine, found that one in two women owned more than 30 pairs, while one in four women would rather buy another pair of shoes than pay the bills.
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