A Piece of the Action

A Piece of the Action may refer to:

* "A Piece of the Action" (soundtrack), a Curtis Mayfield-penned, Mavis Staples-performed soundtrack to the 1977 film of the same name
* "A Piece of the Action" (film), a 1977 film
* A Piece of the Action (Star Trek), a second-season episode of "Star Trek: The Original Series" first broadcast on January 12, 1968
* A Piece of the Action (Robot Chicken episode), a first season episode of Robot Chicken
* A Piece of the Action (episode), the forty-fourth episode of Cyberchase
* Piece of the Action, a 1981 single by pop group Bucks Fizz


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  • Piece of the Action — Infobox Single Name = Piece of the Action Type = Single Artist = Bucks Fizz from Album = Bucks Fizz B side = Took it to the Limit Released = 1981 Genre = Pop Length = 3.33 Label = RCA Records Writer = Andy Hill Producer = Andy Hill Certification …   Wikipedia

  • piece of the action — AND bit of the action; slice of the action n. a share in the activity or the profits. (Especially gambling activity.) □ If you get in on that real estate deal, I want a piece, too. □ Deal Tom in. He wants a piece of the action. □ Don’t be selfish …   Dictionary of American slang and colloquial expressions

  • piece of the action —    When someone wants a piece of the action, they want to participate in what other people are doing and benefit from it.     The songwriter thought the show would be a success so he wanted a piece of the action …   English Idioms & idiomatic expressions

  • piece of the action —    a share in the proceeds or enjoyment of vice, illegality, or any taboo activity    Usually prostitution, narcotics, or gambling. Occasionally also of someone trying to benefit from the enterprise or initiative of another:     He has claimed a… …   How not to say what you mean: A dictionary of euphemisms

  • piece of the action —  Part ownership; involvement in a project; some of the sales or profits.  ► “The prospect of one stop financial services shops has a lot of insurance agents worried and a lot of banks, securities firms and large insurers anxious to get a piece of …   American business jargon

  • piece of the action — idi Informal. a share of the proceeds or profits …   From formal English to slang

  • piece of the action — phrasal a share in activity or profit …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • piece of the action — phrasal : a share in activity or profit …   Useful english dictionary

  • a piece of the action — a piece/slice of the action INFORMAL ► involvement in something successful that someone else has started: »It s one thing to be a staff attorney and quite another to be an equity partner getting a piece of the action. Main Entry: ↑action …   Financial and business terms

  • (a) piece of the action — a piece/slice of the ˈaction idiom (informal) a share or role in an interesting or exciting activity, especially in order to make money • Foreign firms will all want a piece of the action if the new airport goes ahead. Main entry: ↑actionidiom …   Useful english dictionary

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