land in 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 landed in my lap when I was least expecting it!

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“Land in someone's lap.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/land%20in%20someone%27s%20lap. Accessed 18 May. 2024.

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