fill one's shoes
phrasal to take over one's job, position, or responsibilities

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • fill one's shoes — {v. phr.} To take the place of another and do as well; to substitute satisfactorily for. * /When Jack got hurt, the coach had nobody to fill his shoes./ * /Joe hopes to fill his father s shoes./ See: IN ONE S SHOES …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • fill one's shoes — {v. phr.} To take the place of another and do as well; to substitute satisfactorily for. * /When Jack got hurt, the coach had nobody to fill his shoes./ * /Joe hopes to fill his father s shoes./ See: IN ONE S SHOES …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • fill\ one's\ shoes — v. phr. To take the place of another and do as well; to substitute satisfactorily for. When Jack got hurt, the coach had nobody to fill his shoes. Joe hopes to fill his father s shoes. See: in one s shoes …   Словарь американских идиом

  • fill one's shoes — phrasal : to take one s place : take over one s job or position and usually handle its duties or responsibilities satisfactorily …   Useful english dictionary

  • fill one's shoes — take one s place …   English contemporary dictionary

  • fill one's shoes — substitute satisfactorily for Although he is a good supervisor he is unable to fill the shoes of those who came before him …   Idioms and examples

  • fill someone's shoes — fill someone’s shoes phrase to do the job that someone used to do Not many people could fill the old man’s shoes. Thesaurus: to work, and to work in a particular waysynonym Main entry: shoe * * * informal take over someone s function or duties… …   Useful english dictionary

  • Molly's Shoes — Contents 1 Molly s Shoes 1.1 Plot 1.2 Style 1.3 Original South Australian Production 2 Referen …   Wikipedia

  • fill — ► VERB 1) make or become full. 2) block up (a hole, gap, etc.). 3) appoint a person to hold (a vacant post). 4) hold and perform the duties of (a position or role). 5) occupy (time). ► NOUN (one s fill) ▪ …   English terms dictionary

  • shoes — n. 1) to put on; wear shoes 2) to slip off, take off shoes 3) to break in (new) shoes 4) to lace (one s) shoes 5) to polish, shine shoes 6) to fix, mend (esp. BE), repair shoes 7) tight; well fitting shoes 8) basketball; earth; gym shoes;… …   Combinatory dictionary

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