step into/fill somebody’s shoes

From King Dictionary of Contemporary Englishstep into/fill somebody’s shoesstep into/fill somebody’s shoesREPLACEto 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. shoe
Examples from the Corpus
step into/fill somebody’s shoesShe stepped into her shoes, grabbed her clothes, and ran that way.