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Baisser

Il semble qu'il n'y a qu'à se baisser et en prendre (French). One would think he has only to pick and choose. Said of a person who fancies that fortune will fall into his lap, without his stirring. Literally, “to stoop down and pick up what he wants.”

Source: Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, E. Cobham Brewer, 1894
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