be in somebody's shoes

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.
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be in somebody’s shoes

(informal) be in somebody’s position: I’d leave that job immediately if I were in his shoes.
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