fall into your lap

fall into your lap
drop/fall into (your) lap if something good falls into your lap, you get it without making any effort.

You can't expect the ideal job to just fall into your lap - you've got to go out there and look for it.


New idioms dictionary. 2014.

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  • fall into your lap — fall into (your) lap to come to you without you making any effort. You can t expect the ideal job to just fall into your lap – you ve got to go out there and look for it …   New idioms dictionary

  • fall into your lap — see ↑lap, 1 • • • Main Entry: ↑fall …   Useful english dictionary

  • drop/fall into your lap — (or land in your lap) informal ◇ If something good drops/falls into your lap or lands in your lap, it comes to you suddenly in an unexpected way even though you did not try to get it. This wonderful new job just fell into my lap when I was least… …   Useful english dictionary

  • drop into your lap — drop/fall into (your) lap if something good falls into your lap, you get it without making any effort. You can t expect the ideal job to just fall into your lap you ve got to go out there and look for it …   New idioms dictionary

  • drop into your lap — If something drops into your lap, you receive it suddenly, without any warning. ( Fall into your lap is also used.) …   The small dictionary of idiomes

  • fall into lap — fall into (your) lap to come to you without you making any effort. You can t expect the ideal job to just fall into your lap – you ve got to go out there and look for it …   New idioms dictionary

  • fall into lap — drop/fall into (your) lap if something good falls into your lap, you get it without making any effort. You can t expect the ideal job to just fall into your lap you ve got to go out there and look for it …   New idioms dictionary

  • fall into one's lap —    If something good falls into your lap, it happens to you without any effort on your part.     She s not making much effort to find work. Does she think a job is going to fall into her lap? …   English Idioms & idiomatic expressions

  • lap — 01. Our old cat used to like to sit on my [lap] while I read in the evenings. 02. She burnt her thighs when she accidentally dropped her coffee in her [lap] while driving. 03. She waited on the bench with her hands in her [lap]. 04. We are now… …   Grammatical examples in English

  • drop into lap — drop/fall into (your) lap if something good falls into your lap, you get it without making any effort. You can t expect the ideal job to just fall into your lap you ve got to go out there and look for it …   New idioms dictionary

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