drop/fall into your lap

drop/fall into your lap
drop/fall into your lap (or land in your lap)
informal
◇ If something good drops/falls into your lap or lands in your lap, it comes to you suddenly in an unexpected way even though you 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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Main Entry:lap

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