the boot is on the other foot

idiom

British
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.

Dictionary Entries Near the boot is on the other foot

the boonies

the boot is on the other foot

the border

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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 23 Jun. 2024.

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