get in on the act

Get in on the act
If people want to get in on the act, they want to participate in something that is currently profitable or popular.

The small dictionary of idiomes. 2014.

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  • get in on the act — informal phrase to take part in an activity that someone else is doing, in order to gain some of the advantages for yourself First it was politicians; now a novelist has decided to get in on the act. Thesaurus: to take part, or to become… …   Useful english dictionary

  • get in on the act — mainly UK (US get into the act) ► to take advantage of or become involved with something that someone else started: »There s always a debate in the machine room about the product, long before the marketing men and editors get in on the act. Main… …   Financial and business terms

  • get\ in\ on\ the\ act — • get in on the act • get in on one s act v. phr. To do something because others are engaged in the same act; join others. John s business is succeeding so well that both of his brothers want to get in on the act …   Словарь американских идиом

  • get in on the act — ► get in on the act informal become involved in a particular activity to share its benefits. Main Entry: ↑act …   English terms dictionary

  • 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. □ Why are you trying to get in on the act? …   Dictionary of American slang and colloquial expressions

  • get in on the act — informal to take part in an activity that someone else is doing, in order to gain some of the advantages for yourself First it was politicians; now a novelist has decided to get in on the act …   English dictionary

  • get in on the act — to become involved in something successful that someone else has started so that you can become successful yourself. We ran a successful local delivery business until other local companies started trying to get in on the act …   New idioms dictionary

  • get into the act — get in on or get into the act (informal) To start participating in something apparently profitable already taking place in order to share in the benefits • • • Main Entry: ↑act * * * get into the act (or get in on the act) : to start to… …   Useful english dictionary

  • get in on the — or[one s act] {v. phr.} To do something because others are engaged in the same act; join others. * /John s business is succeeding so well that both of his brothers want to get in on the act./ …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • get in on the — or[one s act] {v. phr.} To do something because others are engaged in the same act; join others. * /John s business is succeeding so well that both of his brothers want to get in on the act./ …   Dictionary of American idioms

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