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

  • fill — /fɪl / (say fil) verb (t) 1. to make full; put as much as can be held into. 2. to occupy to the full capacity: water filled the basin; the crowd filled the hall. 3. to supply to fullness or plentifully: to fill a house with furniture; to fill the …   Australian English dictionary

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