Definition of get or be in on the act in English:

get (or be) in on the act

informal Become (or be) involved in a particular activity, in order to gain an advantage: many German breeders want to get in on the act
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  • And libraries have also been getting in on the act with book quizzes and other activities to help youngsters experience the magic of reading.
  • One member said: ‘He has not got involved at all with this and just wants to get in on the act for publicity purposes to make it look as though he has helped resolve it.’
  • He saw that direct banking was the future and he thought it essential that the company was in on the act.
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