Idiom:  a piece of the action


idiom: a piece of the action

  1. to share part of the profits of something
  2. to share the advantages of something important that’s happening
  3. to get involved in something exiting or profitable

Example sentences

— When my brother saw how much money I was making designing websites he wanted a piece of the action and started working with me.

— Now that my lawn care business is doing well all my friends want a piece of the action but I am only going to hire people who I know will work hard and not complain.

— When you tech firms go public many small investors see it as an excellent chance to get a piece of the action.

— Whenever the Powerball Lotto goes over $10 million dollars, even people who don't normally play the lottery line up to try to get a piece of the action.

— I'm thinking of starting a new dog walking business so let me know if you want a piece of the action.

— My neighbor has offered me the chance to get a piece of the action at his poker parties, but I don't like any type of gambling at all so I always refuse his invitations.

— We're having an office pool for the NCAA basketball tournament so if you want to get a piece of the action make sure to fill out your brackets by Friday.

— Crowd funding platforms like Kickstarter and Indiegogo allow anyone to get a piece of the action for campaigns and new products with small investments.


  • a cut (of something)
  • get in on the action

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