a piece of (one)

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a piece of (one)

1. Something obtained from one. Does not have to refer to a physical item, but rather time, effort, connection, etc. Every time I go out, the fans always want a piece of me—pictures, autographs, a chat, the whole nine. I appreciate my fans, sure, but I definitely miss anonymity sometimes. Now that she's famous, everyone wants a piece of her. They see her as a real money-maker and nothing else. I'm not in the office much anymore, but, whenever I am, everyone wants a piece of me! Sign this, review that, sit in on this meeting. Ugh.
2. A physical altercation with one. Hey, just what is your deal? You want a piece of me or something? A: "Yeah? You wanna piece of me?" B: "No, I'm sorry, I simply wasn't thinking when I said that about your marriage. That's all." What are you looking at, punk? Wanna piece of me?
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