something that you wear to cover your feet, made of leather or some other strong material:
I sat down and took off my shoes and socks.
He was wearing pointed black shoes.
What size shoes do you take?
a shoe shop
in someone else's situation, especially a bad one:
I wouldn't like to be in his shoes when his wife finds out what happened.
Anyone in her shoes would have done the same thing.
Don't be cross with them. Try to put yourself in their shoes (=imagine what it would feel like to be in their situation).
to do a job that someone else used to do, and do it as well as they did:
It'll be hard to find someone to fill Pete's shoes.
a curved piece of iron that is nailed onto a horse's foot [= horseshoe]