piece of the action
A share in an activity or in the profits, as in They wanted a piece of the action in this land deal. [Slang; mid-1900s]
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France 24 is providing live, round-the-clock coverage of both scenes as they progress.
The well, ghost or no ghost, is certainly a piece of history with a bold presence.
Sands was involved in a scandalous-for-the-time romance with the carpenter and there were rumors she was pregnant with his child.
Three on-the-record stories from a family: a mother and her daughters who came from Phoenix.
My doctor insisted that once I filed this piece I lie down on my bed and not get out.
I assure you, no matter how beautifully we play any piece, the minute Liszt plays it, you would scarcely recognize it!Music-Study in Germany|Amy Fay
I was busy loading the piece when an exclamation of surprise from one of the men made me look up.
Let the thought of self pass in, and the beauty of great action is gone, like the bloom from a soiled flower.Pearls of Thought|Maturin M. Ballou
Sleek finds it far harder work than fortune-making; but he pursues his Will-o'-the-Wisp with untiring energy.The Pit Town Coronet, Volume I (of 3)|Charles James Wills
There were two battalions, together about a thousand men; and they brought a field-piece with them.