Dumped in our laps - Idioms by The Free Dictionary
dump (something) in (someone's) lap (redirected from dumped in our laps)
dump (something) in (someone's) lap
To foist something onto someone else. Yep, management dumped that big project in my lap after Lydia resigned.
drop/dump something in somebody’s ˈlap (informal) make something the responsibility of another person: They dropped the problem firmly back in my lap.
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In less than five years, a whole new air force was dumped in our laps
for flight testing.