get in on the act


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Related to get in on the act: get to the bottom of, run circles around, quick off the mark, is beyond me

get in on the act

To involve oneself in or intrude upon someone else's successful activity. Jim makes a fortune by reviewing products in online videos. How can I get in on the act? They gaming console's revolutionary motion controls were a worldwide hit, so naturally every other company started getting in on the act.
See also: act, get, on

be/get in on the ˈact

(informal) be/become involved in a particular activity only after it has become successful: Sales of ‘green’ products have increased dramatically and now a lot of manufacturers are trying to get in on the act.
See also: act, get, on

get in on the act

in. to become involved in something with someone else. (The involvement is not necessarily welcome.) Everybody wants to get in on the act.
See also: act, get, on