fill someone's shoes

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Definition of fill someone's shoes

: to take someone's place or position No one will be able to fill her shoes after she retires.

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“Fill someone's shoes.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/fill%20someone%27s%20shoes. Accessed 9 Aug. 2020.

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