Idioms from the footwear
[coverattach=1]I wouldn't want to be in your shoes - your boss seems very difficult to work with!
When his father retires, John will be ready to step into his shoes.
His cooking really knocks your socks off.
Jim's performance at work is not too satisfactory. He has to pull his socks up if he doesn't want to get fired.
They gave him the boot for being off work all the time.
She crept upstairs in stocking feet so as not to wake the baby.
1. to be in one's shoes: something extremely exciting or good
2. to step into someone's shoes to be in the same situation as someone else, especially an unpleasant situation
3. (something) that knocks one's socks off to stop employing someone
4. to pull one's socks up wearing socks or a similar covering on your feet, but not wearing shoes
5. to give someone the boot to take the job or position that someone else had before you
6. in stocking feet/in (one's) stockinged feet to make an effort to improve one's work or behavior because it is not good enough