get\ in\ on\ one's\ 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. — СПб., Изд-во "Лань". . 1997.

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