By ADAM LIPTAK
Judge Sonia Sotomayor’s opinions are marked by diligence, depth and unflashy competence, but reveal no larger vision.
Bill Gates thinks Donald J. Trump can fill some big shoes.
Two monumental scenes from 1771, “A Blacksmith’s Shop,” left, and “The Alchymist,” round out the show. Both paintings are exhaustively heroic. The blacksmiths rush to reshoe a horse for a family traveling at night; the alchemist, in his cathedral-like laboratory, kneels in prayer upon his discovery of phosphorus.
Photo: Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
www.idiomeanings.com/have-big-shoes-to-fill/(idiom) to have to meet high expectations about something that came before Example Sentences: Our new teacher has big shoes to fill, because our old teacher.
idioms.thefreedictionary.com/fill+shoesDefinition of fill shoes in the Idioms Dictionary. fill shoes phrase. What does ... Fig. to take the place ofsome other person and do that person's work satisfactorily.
WordNet: round outNote: click on a word meaning below to see its connections and related words.
The verb has 4 meanings:
Meaning #1: fill out
Synonym: finish out
Meaning #2: make bigger or better or more complete
Synonym: fill out
Meaning #3: express as a round number
Synonyms: round off, round down, round
Meaning #4: make round
Synonyms: round, round off
- Treating all parts or aspects without omission; thorough: an exhaustive study.
- Tending to exhaust.
exhaustiveness ex·haus'tive·ness n.
exhaustivity ex'haus·tiv'i·ty n.