in the lap of the gods

idiom

Definition of in the lap of the gods

chiefly British
: not yet decided or certain The election is too close to call: the result is in the lap of the gods.

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“In the lap of the gods.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/in%20the%20lap%20of%20the%20gods. Accessed 27 Nov. 2021.

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