slice of the action

slice of the action

A part of the profits or success from an activity. Once Sarah heard that Mel was starting a new software company, she decided she wanted a slice of the action and asked to be his business partner.
See also: action, of, slice

a piece/slice of the ˈaction

(informal) a share or role in an interesting or exciting activity, especially in order to make money: Foreign firms will all want a piece of the action if the new airport goes ahead.
See also: action, of, piece, slice

slice of the action

verb
See also: action, of, slice
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When you put together a star-studded cast, including Carey Mulligan, Nicola Walker and Billie Piper, you have to make sure they all get a decent slice of the action.
And we can hardly keep on banging the drum about how great the North East is and not expect individuals and companies from outside the UK not to fancy a slice of the action.
JUST when you thought pizzas were looking a little jaded, Marks & Spencer have grabbed a slice of the action with a twist on the traditional.
The Breeders' Cup win, place and exacta Tote pools regularly top PS1 million - last year's Classic exacta pool was PS2,967,367 - and punters at home can grab a slice of the action.
She spent the afternoon whipping up individual cheesecakes oozing fresh cream and adorned with fresh strawberries while residents got a slice of the action by helping her to prepare the ingredients.
British ambassador Simon Martin and his wife Sophie were given a conducted tour of Alosra supermarket in Saar and a slice of the action to celebrate the retailer's special British promotion as part of the BHUK 200 Food Month range of activities.
Just the Tonic began in Nottingham more than 20 years ago and has branched out to the Edinburgh Festival, and now Birmingham is to get a slice of the action.
SylveSter Stallone has found a new slice of the action - baking bread in a tv ad for Warburtons.
From two tech companies going head to head in driverless cars, to caddies teed off about not getting a slice of the action, it was a busy week in business news.
Today we have many other charities wanting a slice of the action as well as an army of buskers.
Drones are cropping up everywhere nowadays, from military operations to delivering parcels in the Australian Outback, so Eye was gratified to learn that a British firm specialising in UAV consultancy work was getting a slice of the action from Hollywood.
NORTH East comic Chris Ramsey got a slice of the action when he took a pizza delivery while travelling on a train.
He said, "I'm concerned about jobs as we all are in the Hunter and we are putting a lot of pressure on the Government to say how do we ensure we get a big slice of the action or we get a slice of the action.
But you don't have to exist in a fictional world to get a real slice of the action.
European soccer's governing body said the move would allow smaller countries a slice of the action as they would not be able to stage unwieldy 24-team tournament on their own.