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    carry the shoe's of....

    I can't understand the meaning of the sentence which I found in some blog recently: Dion couldn't carry the shoe's ofJennifer Rush on this song.

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    Re: carry the shoe's of....

    Quote Originally Posted by Yoshi View Post
    I can't understand the meaning of the sentence which I found in some blog recently: Dion couldn't carry the shoe's ofJennifer Rush on this song.
    I don't understand it either. It's not an idiom that I have ever seen or heard.

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    Re: carry the shoe's of....

    A slave or someone subservient would carry the shoes of the rich and walk behind his master.

    So this is a term that means: I am not worthy enough . . .

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    Re: carry the shoe's of....

    It's a typical Chinese idiom. Carrying someone's shoes is to "follow them like a puppy" or "kiss their behind" as a subservient underling.

    But in that song, which seems Western, it may not be that idiom. Maybe it says "fill the shoes" which means take the place of someone so great it will be difficult to measure up.

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