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    cut of the pie

    Is "cut of the pie" a common idiom to mean your share of profits?

    ex)...When Kurosawa learned what was going on, he sent Leone a letter praising the Italian's film and asking for his cut of the pie....

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    Re: cut of the pie

    Yes and no. Normally you just see expressions like 'He wants his cut.' There's also the expression 'having a finger in the pie' - which means having an [often financial] interest in something. So in some contexts you might find both images getting mixed up.

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