give (something) to (one) on a plate(redirected from giving to them 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.
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- give (something) to (one) on a (silver) platter
- hand (one) (something) on a plate
- hand (something) to (one) on a (silver) platter
- hand someone something on a plate
- hand to on a silver platter
- hand something to somebody on a plate
- hand (something) to (someone) on a plate
- serve up on a plate
- sacrifice (someone or something) for (someone or something else)
- sacrifice for