get into the act

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get into the act

To join something that is already in progress. Even the well-behaved students started to get into the act and cheer along with the others.
See also: act, get

get into the act

Also, get in the act. Become involved in some activity or venture, as in Everybody wants to get into the act on this offer, or I'm sure his agent plans to get in the act and start negotiations. This expression alludes to inserting oneself into a performance. [Mid-1900s]
See also: act, get

get into the act

To insert oneself into an ongoing activity, project, or situation.
See also: act, get
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Sunday at Smart Araneta Coliseum in Cubao where the drama has spilled off the Big Dome floor with wives and girlfriends of players getting into the act after Game 5.
Even the pure play online folks are getting into the act.
This time, presidential candidates, especially Senator Marco Rubio, are getting into the act.
Authors are getting into the act, too, no longer just blogging, but also taking to social media and interacting with fans.
Meat lobbies" are getting into the act to encourage meat imports ahead of the Feast of Sacrifice, a prominent sector leader has said, warning that imports could undermine local production.
In the Premier Division JOB had Ste Williams (2), Steve Higgins and a Jimmy Weincke on target to give them a 4-2 win over Melbourne and St Sebastian's had Fran Barry grabbing a hat-trick against Alder only to lose the game as Paul O'Hare answered with his own hat trick and with Liam Caddick, Peter Wilson and Tom Owens getting into the act for Alder they finished 6-3 winners.
Abu Dhabi Former Australian great Steve Waugh hailed the International Cricket Council (ICC) for finally getting into the act after three Pakistan cricketers were banned for "spot-fixing".
There are also concerns about Pakistani group Lashker-e-Taiba (LeT) getting into the act, after Michael Leiter, director of the US National Counter-Terrorism Centre, told the US Senate the games would make "an appealing target".
Notably, scripted series are getting into the act too.
Joaquin Phoenix appears to be getting into the act of being a petulant hip-hop star.
Demand for touch-screen mobile handsets is soaring in the Middle East and leading manufacturers are lining up more products to cash in on this, especially getting into the act, after the launch of AppleCOs iPhone.
Most notable short-price casualty was Blue Genisis, who was sent off at 2-9 but never looked like getting into the act in the 'Non Winners of Two' final, with Caroline King's Agincourt Hero making the trip from Reading worthwhile by scoring at 10-1 in a time of 29.
The Fix" is in at The Washington Post and there's a "Caucus" at The New York Times, but even less powerful papers are getting into the act.
Because of personal security issues, productivity and convenience," he says, more companies are not only getting into the act, but fewer employees who are hopping aboard come from the top of the corporate pecking order.
Mexico's chronic housing shortage has been attributable partly to a virtually nonexistent secondary mortgage market, but the private sector has been getting into the act more aggressively of late.