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Fell into one’s lap

DEFINITION

Surprise bonus. The fact that something wonderful just arrived, simply fell into your lap would be an unexpected gift. The items do not physically fall into one’s lap, it is an idiomatic expression for acquiring without effort or planning.

“I found this watch on the ground outside my house, it just fell into my lap.”

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