be/get in on the act

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

be in on the act

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