get into the act

idiom
variants: or get in on the act

Definition of get into 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.

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“Get into the act.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/get%20into%20the%20act. Accessed 27 Jan. 2021.

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