Meaning of “be in sb's shoes” in the English Dictionary

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"be in sb's shoes" in British English

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be in sb's shoes

informal

to be in the situation, usually a bad or difficult situation, that another person is in:

I wouldn't like to be in Mike's shoes when the boss hears what he's done!

(Definition of “be in sb's shoes” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)