the boot is on the other foot

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Definition of the boot is on the other foot

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used to say that a situation has changed to the opposite of what it was before The boot is on the other foot and he is the one asking for help this time.

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“The boot is on the other foot.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/the%20boot%20is%20on%20the%20other%20foot. Accessed 28 Nov. 2021.

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