slice of the pie
Also, slice of the cake. A share of the proceeds or benefits, as in It's reasonable for a heavy contributor to ask for a big slice of the pie. This metaphor for a division of the spoils dates from the late 1800s. Also see the synonym piece of the action.
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France 24 is providing live, round-the-clock coverage of both scenes as they progress.LIVE Coverage of the Paris Terror Attacks||January 9, 2015|DAILY BEAST
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Finding the shop is a trip in itself and an introduction to a slice of history.The Photographer Who Gave Up Manhattan for Marrakech|Liza Foreman|January 6, 2015|DAILY BEAST
The Dallas Cowboys sell out their state-of-the art football stadium.Will Texas Stay Texan?|David Fontana|December 29, 2014|DAILY BEAST
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
Well, the pudding moment arrived, and a huge slice almost obscured from sight the plate before us.
You never know when you are going to stumble upon a jewel in the most out-of-the-way corner.Music-Study in Germany|Amy Fay
Having achieved this feat he sighed again, and applied himself assiduously to the pie.The Posthumous Papers of the Pickwick Club, v. 2(of 2)|Charles Dickens
But Lessard's a overbearin' son-of-a-gun all round, and he's always breakin' out in a new place.Raw Gold|Bertrand W. Sinclair