step into one's shoes

{v. phr.} To do what someone else usually does after he has stopped doing it. * /When Bill's father died, Bill had to step into his father's shoes to support his mother./ * /A coach trains the junior varsity to step into the shoes of the members of the varsity team when they graduate./ * /When the boss retires, his son will step into his shoes./ Compare: IN ONE'S SHOES.

Dictionary of American idioms. 2013.

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  • step into one's shoes — {v. phr.} To do what someone else usually does after he has stopped doing it. * /When Bill s father died, Bill had to step into his father s shoes to support his mother./ * /A coach trains the junior varsity to step into the shoes of the members… …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • step\ into\ one's\ shoes — v. phr. To do what someone else usually does after he has stopped doing it. When Bill s father died, Bill had to step into his father s shoes to support his mother. A coach trains the junior varsity to step into the shoes of the members of the… …   Словарь американских идиом

  • into one's shoes — See: STEP INTO ONE S SHOES …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • into one's shoes — See: STEP INTO ONE S SHOES …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • into\ one's\ shoes — See: step into one s shoes …   Словарь американских идиом

  • in\ one's\ shoes — • in one s shoes • in one s boots adv. phr. In or into one s place or position. How would you like to be in a lion tamer s boots? Compare: put oneself in another s place, step into one s shoes …   Словарь американских идиом

  • in one's shoes — also[in one s boots] {adv. phr.} In or into one s place or position. * /How would you like to be in a lion tamer s boots?/ Compare: PUT ONESELF IN ANOTHER S PLACE, STEP INTO ONE S SHOES …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • in one's shoes — also[in one s boots] {adv. phr.} In or into one s place or position. * /How would you like to be in a lion tamer s boots?/ Compare: PUT ONESELF IN ANOTHER S PLACE, STEP INTO ONE S SHOES …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • step — noun 1》 an act or movement of putting one leg in front of the other in walking or running.     ↘the distance covered by such a movement.     ↘a short and easily walked distance. 2》 one of the sequences of movement of the feet which make up a… …   English new terms dictionary

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