Waiting for the Other Shoe to Drop

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Waiting for the Other Shoe to Drop

The act or process of waiting for an impending decision or announcement. For example, an investor may wait for the other shoe to drop if he waits for an earnings announcement before deciding to buy.
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Davao City has just become the first city outside Marikina to put up a store devoted exclusively to selling the latter's most famous export - shoes.
Teodoro said the trainors for the Shoe Tech School who trained overseas are now ready to teach aspiring shoemakers.
Like Saf-Gard, Michigan Industrial Shoe and Great Lakes Industrial Shoe have provided top quality safety footwear to their customers for decades and place a premium on supplying the latest comfort features and safety technologies to ensure customers have the best safety shoes for their job.
He added that more and more shoe factories and workshops across the country were now turning to these machines to maximise their profits.
Mr Lewetse said he learnt the craft of shoe repairing on his own.
In a dusty workshop in Gawalmandi, four cobblers huddle around making handmade shoes.
Driving shoes may favour comfort over traditional style, but they're still a great dress shoe to have on hand when the occasion calls for it.
"Among parents, we're seeing school shoes taking greater priority over everyday trainers and occasion footwear," says Nicola Williamson, senior designer and product developer at Bobux.
Speaking to Malay Mail, National Union of Teaching Profession (NUTP) president Kamarozaman Abdul Razak said that there are some schools that are already using black shoes, particularly in Form Six and boarding schools.
It was too difficult to keep up with -- and it was also difficult for us to splurge on anything because as soon as a little money showed up somewhere, a certain someone was off to the shoe shop to indulge himself, leaving the rest of the family to manage on what was left after his feet were comfortably enclosed in a new pair of shoes.