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fill (one's) shoes

To take over a role from someone else. You do so much for the company that I don't see how anyone could fill your shoes.
See also: fill, shoe

fill someone's shoes

Fig. to take the place of some other person and do that person's work satisfactorily. (As if you were wearing the other person's shoes.) I don't know how we'll be able to do without you. No one can fill your shoes. It'll be difficult to fill Jane's shoes. She did her job very well.
See also: fill, shoe

fill somebody’s ˈboots/ˈshoes

do somebody’s job in a satisfactory way when they are not there: Mr Carter is retiring and we need a new director to fill his shoes.
See also: boot, fill, shoe

fill (someone's) shoes

To assume someone's position or duties.
See also: fill, shoe
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