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Please guide me on whether the used phrase is right.

I put myself in the shoes of the customer before preparing the requirement.

Thanks & Regards, Murali.

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closed as off-topic by aedia λ, David M, RyeɃreḁd, tchrist, medica Mar 14 '14 at 5:22

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You can often find idioms like "put yourself in someone's shoes" in dictionaries with examples of how to use them. For example, look up the main word shoe and you can find idioms containing it. – aedia λ Mar 13 '14 at 21:47

Yes, this is correct, but it would probably have a clearer meaning if you rearranged the order of the sentence

I put myself in the customer's shoes before preparing the requirement.

as the expression is usually "in [X]'s shoes".

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This is a perfectly acceptable use of this idiom.

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