piece of the action

 Part ownership; involvement in a project; some of the sales or profits.
 ► “The prospect of one-stop financial services shops has a lot of insurance agents worried and a lot of banks, securities firms and large insurers anxious to get a piece of the action.” (Best’s Review, June 1995, p. 28)

American business jargon. 2014.

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  • piece of the action — phrasal a share in activity or profit …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • piece of the action — phrasal : a share in activity or profit …   Useful english dictionary

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