piece of the pie

piece of the pie

A share or part of something. The business owner wanted all of his employees to have a piece of the pie, so he gave them all stock in the company as a holiday bonus.
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a piece (or slice) of the pie

a share in an amount of money or business regarded as something to be divided up.
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With over 100 tickets in play for the bonus it's surely only a question of how many punters will take home a piece of the pie.
Our mole adds: "Brits are doing well on TV in America and Caroline would love a piece of the pie.
The company has also been rewarding shareholders by buying back shares aggressively (and essentially retiring them), leaving each existing share with a bigger piece of the pie.
We want to make sure everyone gets a piece of the pie when it comes to working for/with the city.
Microsoft got its piece of the pie on Thursday, when a German court ruled that Android device-maker Motorola Mobility (which Google recently acquired) infringed on Microsoft's IP by allowing users to send longer text messages, Thomson Reuters reports.
It was imperative that we had to own a bigger piece of the pie each year.
Just to prove it wasn't a fluke Chris Munro, one of the team behind the major improvements just completed at the lake, joined in as he also baited up with a piece of the pie and hooked a 10lb carp.
Pet industry is a $32 Billion Dollar a year business; here is your opportunity to grab your piece of the pie.
Even prison officers have been lining up for a piece of the pie which she's been making twice a week at Low Newton Prison near Durham.
It's more about solidarity in this region than about getting my piece of the pie.
Once you have a piece of the pie, you don't want to lose it, ever.
How I Made It: 40 Successful Entrepreneurs Reveal How They Made Millions" imparts the wisdom of millionaires as they relay their story on how they fought tooth and nail from their own relative nothings to take their own piece of the pie.
and "If you want a piece of the pie, you may have to bake it yourself.
Current local players trying to enlarge their piece of the pie
4 billion securing its computer networks against cyber-attacks, and big defense firms are angling for a piece of the pie that is expected to grow to $11 billion by 2013.