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give/hand sth to sb on a (silver) platter

to ​allow someone to get something very ​easily, without having to ​work for it: If you ​sellyourshare in the ​company now, you're ​handing the ​ownership to him on a ​silver platter.
(Definition of give/hand sth to sb on a (silver) platter from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “give/hand sth to sb on a (silver) platter”
in Chinese (Simplified) 轻易让步, 拱手相让…
in Chinese (Traditional) 輕易讓步, 拱手相讓…
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