drop into (one's) lap

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drop into (one's) lap

To be given to one or become available to one through sheer chance, rather than hard work, etc. Because she's the daughter of a CEO, I'm sure great opportunities just drop into her lap.
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drop/fall into somebody’s ˈlap

(informal) be obtained without any effort: A job’s not going to just fall in your lap, you know. You’ll have to go out and find one!
See also: drop, fall, lap
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"A successful outcome is not going to drop into our laps. We have to do it for ourselves," he said.
Unfortunately, for most of us, we can only dream of the day that a pot of Creme De La Mer will drop into our laps.