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English definition of “get in on sth”

get in on sth

phrasal verb with get     /ɡet/ verb (present participle getting, past tense got, past participle got or US gotten)
to start to take part in an activity that is already happening because you will win an advantage from it: A Japanese company tried to get in on the deal .Getting involved for one's own benefit or against others' willTaking part and getting involved
(Definition of get in on sth from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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