have a finger in the pie


have a finger in the pie
have a finger in the pie & have one's finger in the pie
Fig. to have a role in something; to be involved in something. (See also have one's finger in too many pies) •

Tess wants to have a finger in the pie. She doesn't think we can do it by ourselves.

Sally always wants to have a finger in the pie.

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See: FINGER IN THE PIE.

Dictionary of American idioms. 2013.

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  • have a finger in the pie — See: FINGER IN THE PIE …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • have a finger in the pie — ► have a finger in the pie be involved in a matter. Main Entry: ↑finger …   English terms dictionary

  • have a finger in the pie — to be involved in a particular activity. When it comes to trade in the underdeveloped parts of the world, most Western countries want to have a finger in the pie …   New idioms dictionary

  • have\ a\ finger\ in\ the\ pie — See: finger in the pie …   Словарь американских идиом

  • have a finger in the pie — be involved in a matter. → finger …   English new terms dictionary

  • have a finger in every pie —    If someone has a finger in every pie, they are involved in many activities.     For information about the activities in this town, you should talk to John Brown. He s got a finger in every pie …   English Idioms & idiomatic expressions

  • finger in the pie — If you have a finger in the pie, you have an interest in something …   The small dictionary of idiomes

  • finger in the pie —    If you have a finger in the pie, you have an interest in something.   (Dorking School Dictionary) …   English Idioms & idiomatic expressions

  • Finger in the pie —   If you have a finger in the pie, you have an interest in something …   Dictionary of English idioms

  • finger in the pie — {n. phr.}, {informal} Something to do with what happens; part interest or responsibility. * /When the girls got up a Christmas party, I felt sure Alice had a finger in the pie./ * /The Jones Company was chosen to build the new hospital and we… …   Dictionary of American idioms


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