Definition of a piece (or slice) of the action in English:

a piece (or slice) of the action

phrase

informal
  • A share in an exciting or profitable enterprise:

    ‘they'd underwrite the cost of the drilling in return for a piece of the action’
    • ‘Publishers, software makers, entertainment companies, and universities themselves are lining up to take a slice of the action.’
    • ‘And anyone who is anyone has to be there if they want a slice of the action.’
    • ‘However, visitors hoping to catch a slice of the action will be disappointed.’
    • ‘So all you wannabe camera operators after a slice of the action, here's the checklist from a true expert.’
    • ‘Indeed, it wasn't long before his fellow competitors were clammering for a slice of the action.’
    • ‘Everyone is desperate to get a slice of the action.’
    • ‘It's no wonder that the players want a slice of the action.’
    • ‘An Irish delegation will meet with the English in 10 days but lay their cards firmly on the table and demand a slice of the action.’
    • ‘Some experienced miners even travelled from the United States and Australia to catch a slice of the action.’
    • ‘They will now aspire to having a slice of the action.’
    share, portion, bit, cut, quota, percentage
    commission, dividend
    whack, slice of the cake, rake-off
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