a slice of the cake
slice of the cake
A portion of the money or profits that are being shared by everyone involved in generating them. The employees applauded when the boss announced that everyone was getting a slice of the cake in the form of a holiday bonus.
a slice of the cakea share of the benefits or profits. informal
1991 Robert Reiner Chief Constables Perhaps it's because they're such good spenders that our slice of the cake is sufficient for all we want.