give (something) to (one) on a plate(redirected from given to him on a plate)
give (something) to (one) on a plate
To give or relinquish something to one very easily, without them having to work very hard to get or achieve it. The team's defense has been atrocious today, giving a victory to their opponents on a plate. If we can get the government to subsidize our project, we'll have our yearly earnings given to us on a plate.