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    Wear them!

    Could you please explain the following dialogue for me?

    A - What would you do in my shoes?
    B - Wear them!

    In my opinion the meaning is:
    A - What would you do if you were in my place.
    B - I would take advantage of it!

    Am I right or I am missing something?


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    Re: Wear them!

    Quote Originally Posted by tmarinova View Post
    Could you please explain the following dialogue for me?

    A - What would you do in my shoes?
    B - Wear them!

    In my opinion the meaning is:
    A - What would you do if you were in my place. Yes.
    B - I would take advantage of it! No, I would tackle it my own way.

    Am I right or I am missing something?

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    Re: Wear them!

    Quote Originally Posted by tmarinova View Post
    Could you please explain the following dialogue for me?

    A - What would you do in my shoes?
    B - Wear them!

    In my opinion the meaning is:
    A - What would you do if you were in my place.
    B - I would take advantage of it!

    Am I right or I am missing something?
    You're missing something. It's just a joke. You got the A part right, but "Wear them" is a literal response to a figurative question. It's not meant to be serious advice.

    [I edit copy and have tutored college writing.]

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    Re: Wear them!

    Thank you so much.

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