be\ in\ someone\ else's\ shoes


be\ in\ someone\ else's\ shoes
v. phr.
To be in someone else's situation.

Fred has had so much trouble recently that we ought to be grateful we're not in his shoes.


Словарь американских идиом. — СПб., Изд-во "Лань". . 1997.

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  • be in someone else's shoes — {v. phr.} To be in someone else s situation. * /Fred has had so much trouble recently that we ought to be grateful we re not in his shoes./ …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • be in someone else's shoes — {v. phr.} To be in someone else s situation. * /Fred has had so much trouble recently that we ought to be grateful we re not in his shoes./ …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • in someone else's shoes — See: IN ONE S SHOES …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • in someone else's shoes — See: IN ONE S SHOES …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • in\ someone\ else's\ shoes — See: in one s shoes …   Словарь американских идиом

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  • step into someone's shoes —    If you step into someone s shoes, you take over a job or position held by someone else before you.     William has been trained to step into his father s shoes when he retires …   English Idioms & idiomatic expressions