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Definición de “in the lap of the gods” en inglés

in the lap of the gods

UK
describes a situation that cannot be controlled and depends only on good luck: The doctors have done everything possible for him, so his recovery now is in the lap of the gods.
(Definition of in the lap of the gods from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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