What does put yourself in my shoes mean?

 

Idiom Meaning:

sympathize or empathize with me

 

Examples of this Idiom in Movies & TV Shows:

 

 

Fraser “Out with Dad” (2000)

Time of Scene: ~00:01:30

Frasier: I am surprised by your gall! At the last moment, you not only bail on me, you expect me to give up my own ticket?

Niles: Please, Frasier, put yourself in my shoes. I have to do something for Mel. Every restaurant in town has been booked for weeks. I ran into Archie Wilfong today. He told me he had to settle for two seats at the counter at The Salad Experience! What would you suggest I do?

Frasier: Bring your own wine and order the Spicy Caesar!

 

How I Met Your Mother “Doppelgangers” (2010)

Time of Scene: ~00:15:50

Don Frank: Put yourself in my shoes. Can you imagine what it’s like to have the phone ring and it’s your dream job on the other end?

Robin Scherbatsky: Yes, I can. Good luck in Chicago, Don.

 

 

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