be/get in on the act

get in on the act

To become involved in someoone else's successful activity or do something similar in order to achieve the same success. Jim makes a fortune by reviewing products in online videos. I wonder how I can get in on the act. The 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

be in on the act

To be included in an activity.
See also: act, on