設身處地 Put Yourself in Someone's Shoes
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"Put yourself in someone's shoes" is an English idiom meaning try to understand someone's situation. If you put yourself in someone's shoes, you try to understand what his/her situation is like and think about it as if you were in the same situation.
- Don’t get mad at him. Put yourself in his shoes and maybe you would do the same.
- Show your sympathy! You should try to put yourself in their shoes and understand them.
- We should always put ourselves in others' shoes to avoid conflicts.
Reference: Cambridge Dictionaries Online (Learners')