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I am looking for an idiom that can be used for this like "if you were me you would have done the same thing " OR something like empathy , think from my sight, is there any idiom for such scenerio? I tried to figure out but couldn't find that

I found something like, see through my eyes, but thats not appealing at all. I thought of "be at my place" but I dont think it gives correct meaning

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You can say: If you were in my shoes, would you do the same thing?

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I found that earlier but its not appealing at all, is there any other option? –  user1765876 Apr 13 at 9:39
    
Thank you though :) –  user1765876 Apr 13 at 9:41
    
Must it be an idiom? If you were in my position.. –  Josh61 Apr 13 at 9:41
    
idiom because just need a small sentence that holds a big meaning, what about see through my eyes any idiom for that –  user1765876 Apr 13 at 9:45
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Similar:"(you should) walk a mile in my shoes". This and Josh's variant are probably the best English has! –  nxx Apr 13 at 15:24

In my place you would have done the same thing.

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if the shoe were on the other foot

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No, that has a completely different meaning, not that you and he are exchanging places/experiences, but that there is (or was) a misfit (i.e., the left shoe was on the right foot, which isn't a good fit). –  Phil Perry Jun 17 at 14:02

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