get into the act


variants or get in on the act
: to start to participate in an activity
We started selling them last year, and now other stores are getting into the act.
Other publishers wanted to get in on the act and publish their own line of children's books.

Examples of get into the act in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Zoom, Zoom To shoot an image with the equivalent of a 28-mm focal length, the Light camera’s 28-mm and 70-mm camera modules get into the act; the resulting 52-megapixel image is a combination of the data. IEEE Spectrum, 25 Oct. 2016 Serena Williams addresses the crowd at GLAM SLAM Presented by New York Fashion Week: The Shows and Chase Sapphire at Spring Studios on Sept. 12. Mia Goth and Ti West get into the act at the Pearl premiere at the Toronto International Film Festival on Sept. 12. People Staff, Peoplemag, 18 Sep. 2022 All four tires get into the act, and the Panamera puts up an 80.2-mph exit speed out of Turn 1, the fastest of the year. David Beard, Car and Driver, 7 Feb. 2022 There’s plenty more, because as Jimmy Durante always said, everybody wants to get into the act. Tribune News Service, cleveland, 30 Oct. 2021 American jets can now operate off Japanese ships, and vice-versa—and even European warships such as Queen Elizabeth can get into the act. Kyle Mizokami, Popular Mechanics, 27 Sep. 2021 In the past couple of years, federal, state, and unions are starting to get into the act too. Ellen Zavian, Forbes, 19 Apr. 2021 Anyone with a computer can also get into the act. The Intersection, Discover Magazine, 27 Aug. 2011 See More

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