A Piece of The Action

A PIECE OF THE ACTION means that someone wants to be involved in some popular or beneficial social activity. For Example: Due to the team’s success in recent games ticket sales have soared, and it seems everyone wants a piece of the action. – (Meaning lots of people want to […]

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Clean Up Your Act

CLEAN UP YOUR ACT means that someone needs to do much better, especially because they are behaving unacceptably. For Example: John’s been late for work almost every day this week, and he always stays out late with his friends. He needs to clean up his act, or he’ll lose his […]

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A Class Act

A CLASS ACT means that something or somebody is of particularly high quality. For Example: Dave’s rap performance last night was a class act. He’s one of the most original rap artists on the scene. If something has class, it also means that it is somehow better quality or “cooler”. […]

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Get Your Act Together

GET YOUR ACT TOGETHER means that someone needs to improve, especially because they are inefficient or disorganized. For Example: “You have every chance to do well in this course, but you just need to change your attitude a bit. Get up early, go to class, finish your assignments on time, […]

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