a piece of the action

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a piece of the action

a share of the profits or advantages that come from an activity He agreed to run the golf course for $15,000 a year and a piece of the action.
See also: action, of, piece

a piece/slice of the action

  (informal)
being involved in something successful that someone else started Now research has proved that the new drug is effective, everyone wants a piece of the action.
See also: action, of, piece