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Online ESL Idioms
An online collection of common English idioms.


A PIECE OF THE ACTION means that someone wants to be involved in some popular or beneficial social activity. For example:

Due to the team's success in recent games ticket sales have soared, and it seems everyone wants a piece of the action. - (Meaning lots of people want to see the team.)

Studying online is more convenient and often more interesting, so it's not surprising that the number of students who want a piece of the action is growing rapidly. - (Meaning more and more students want to study online.)

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