lap of the gods


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Noun1.lap of the gods - beyond human control or responsibility; "there is nothing more I can do; it's in the lap of the gods now"
lap - an area of control or responsibility; "the job fell right in my lap"
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We'd be looking at races like the King George, but he's very ground dependent so we're in the lap of the gods.
I don't think Saints will win this year's Super League and whether they triumph in the Challenge Cup is in the lap of the Gods, but in Keiron and his back room team they have a dedicated and knowledgable group of people, all of whom love the Saints.
The Flamethrower': We were all in the lap of the gods, as Smokey said, / an unpredictable, tumescent place.
We believe that - but sometimes it is in the lap of the gods and, luckily for QPR, the ball dropped to Bobby Zamora and he put it in the top corner.
It's great to be in the quarter-finals and we are just in the lap of the gods as to whether we get another home draw.
I have no idea when the clearance might come through, we are in the lap of the Gods with that one," said Robins after the session (he has a fully-fit squad to select from).
Jacqueline said: "I don't know how long Aarron would be likely to have to wait as it's in the lap of the gods "I am so in favour of the opt-out system for organ donation.
However, with the forecast predicting more snow later today, the odds of The Eagles landing at Bedworth and contesting the three points are very much in the lap of the gods.
At the moment we are in the lap of the Gods with the Isle of Wight Festival.
Lap of the Gods is an action-packed record of the 1966 Acropolis Rally, considered the roughest and toughest European motoring event.
On the subject of how much longer he will remain in practice, Mr Black said: "That is very much in the lap of the gods.
BERWICK Rangers boss Jimmy Crease has admitted his side's playoff chances are in the lap of the Gods following last week's defeat to Stranraer.