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get in on the act

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get into the act

verb phrase

To join in; participate; esp to intrude where one is not wanted

[1940s+; popularized by Jimmy Durante's lament, ''Everybody wants to get into the act'']

The Dictionary of American Slang, Fourth Edition by Barbara Ann Kipfer, PhD. and Robert L. Chapman, Ph.D.
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