fill (one's) shoes

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fill (one's) shoes

To replace one in some role; to take over for one in some position. 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.
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fill someone's shoes

Assume someone's position or duties, especially in a satisfactory way. For example, It'll be hard to find someone to fill her shoes when she retires, or John expects his son to fill his shoes at the store. Also see in someone's shoes.
See also: fill, shoe

fill someone's shoes (or boots)

take over someone's function or duties and fulfil them satisfactorily. informal
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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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Now, for every minute of every hour of every day for the rest of my sad, lonely and heartbroken life on this earth and in remembrance of the vows I took on our wedding day, I will miss you and never ever stop loving and thinking about you, for nobody could ever fill your shoes or take your place in my heart.
They should be ready to fill your shoes quickly and with minimal guidance.