a piece/slice/share of the pie

noun phrase

Definition of a piece/slice/share of the pie

: a portion of a particular amount of money The state needs to give public schools a larger piece of the pie. He's the best player on the team and he wants a bigger slice of the pie.

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“A piece/slice/share of the pie.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/a%20piece%2Fslice%2Fshare%20of%20the%20pie. Accessed 19 Apr. 2021.

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