(I) wouldn't want to be in (someone's) shoes

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(I) wouldn't want to be in (someone's) shoes

Used to express that someone else is in or about to be in a particularly difficult, unpleasant, or unenviable position or situation. I heard Sarah got caught copying her work from someone else. Boy, I wouldn't want to be in her shoes right now. A: "Did you hear? Tom's being investigated for tax evasion." B: "Wouldn't want to be in his shoes."
See also: shoe, to, want
Farlex Dictionary of Idioms. © 2015 Farlex, Inc, all rights reserved.

wouldn't want to be in someone's shoes

Fig. would not trade places with someone who is in a bad situation. Now Jim has to explain to his wife how he wrecked their car. I wouldn't want to be in his shoes. She may be rich, but I wouldn't want to be in her shoes. Everyone in her family hates her.
See also: shoe, to, want
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of American Idioms and Phrasal Verbs. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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