a slice of the cake

noun phrase

British
: a portion or share of something
My business partner agreed to split the profits equally, but I know he wanted a bigger slice of the cake.

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“A slice of the cake.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/a%20slice%20of%20the%20cake. Accessed 4 Oct. 2022.

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