get into the act

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get into the act (third-person singular simple present gets into the act, present participle getting into the act, simple past got into the act, past participle (UK) got into the act or (US) gotten into the act)

  1. To participate in an activity, especially a successful or attractive one.
    • 1945, Yank: The Army Weekly:
      The scramble for this business is already on; everybody wants to get into the act. More than 370 American concerns have applied for franchises to give service over foreign and domestic airways.