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on a (silver) platter - definition and synonyms


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  1. if something is given to you on a silver platter, you do not have to do much in order to get it

    He’s the kind of rich kid who’s had everything given to him on a silver platter.

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a description of an economic or political situation based on analysis of information at the present time

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an unregulated form of capitalism that features financial deregulation, privatisation and low tax for high earners

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