Shoes to fill

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Definition

Those are some big shoes to fill: The person that takes the job will have an enormous job to compete; Your successor has a big task doing the job as well
idiom

a shoe: footwear, a boot, a sneaker, a covering for the foot
noun

to fill: to cram, to squeeze, to inflate, to seal, to plug, to pack, to crowd
verb

Examples

  • "You're the CFO, huh? Those are some big shoes to fill."

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