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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But local companies like Moog and UTAS in Wolverhampton could also get a slice of the action. The real thing will be designed to be flown by either a pilot or as a drone.
There are also jobs still on the go at the Wolviston unit for anyone who wants a slice of the action.
Last week we told how a Wishaw youngster got a slice of the action at the opening of the new Domino's Pizza.
Metro Radio Arena has announced that, following the show's high-impact visit earlier this year, WWE Live will be back from the States with another slice of the action for us in May 2019.
YOUNGSTERS at a Dalton school got a slice of the action when Huddersfield Town boss David Wagner made a surprise visit - to serve them toast.
SLICE OF THE ACTION Leo Varadkar at Hurley Brothers Sandwich Bar in Drogheda yesterday
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.
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.
Chisora wanted a slice of the action. We understand Joshua's promoter Eddie Hearn offered Chisora around PS750,000 but that was snubbed.
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.