on a platter


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on a platter

Easily and without any or much fuss, work, or effort. I was lucky enough to fall into a cushy managerial role, without much direct supervision or constraints—it's a great life that's just been handed to me on a platter. You've been given every opportunity in life on a silver platter, but still you whine and complain when things don't go exactly the way you want.
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on a platter

Without exertion; effortlessly: always got what they wanted on a platter.
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