drop/fall into someone's lap

idiom

informal
: to come to a person suddenly in an unexpected way even though he or she did not try to get it
This wonderful new job just fell into my lap when I was least expecting it!

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“Drop/fall into someone's lap.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/drop%2Ffall%20into%20someone%27s%20lap. Accessed 12 Apr. 2024.

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