Idiom:  a piece of the action


idiom: a piece of the action

  • to share part of the profits of something
  • to share the advantages of something important that’s happening
  • 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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