A piece of the action

Definition

The idiom ‘A piece of the action’ is a phrase that refers to a share of the profits or responsibility in a situation. It is often used to express a desire to be involved in something or to become part of something.

Examples

I want to be part of the team and get a piece of the action.

If you invest in this company, you can get a piece of the action.

Origin

The phrase ‘A piece of the action’ originated in the United States in the early 1900s and was first recorded in the 1920s.

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