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English definition of “get/muscle in on the act”

get/muscle in on the act

informal
to take advantage of something that someone else started : We did all the hard work of setting up the company , and now everyone wants to get in on the act.Using and misusingGetting involved for one's own benefit or against others' willTaking part and getting involved
(Definition of get/muscle in on the act from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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