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English definition of “a piece/slice of the action”

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a piece/slice of the action

informal
involvement in something successful that someone else has started: Now research has proved that the drug is effective, everyone wants a slice of the action.
Translations of “a piece/slice of the action”
in Chinese (Traditional) 參與,插手(他人成功之事), 分一杯羹…
in Chinese (Simplified) 参与,插手(他人成功之事), 分一杯羹…
(Definition of a piece/slice of the action from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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