a bite at the cherry

Brit.
an attempt or opportunity.
cherry

English new terms dictionary. 2014.

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  • another bite at the cherry — a second bite at the cherry british phrase another chance to do something It’s not often you get a second bite at the cherry. Thesaurus: opportunitiessynonym Main entry: bite …   Useful english dictionary

  • another bite at the cherry — or a second bite at the cherry British another chance to do something It s not often you get a second bite at the cherry …   English dictionary

  • (a) bite at the cherry — a bite at/of the ˈcherry idiom (BrE) an opportunity to do sth • You only get one bite at the cherry in life. • They were eager for a second bite of the cherry. Main entry: ↑bite …   Useful english dictionary

  • (a) bite of the cherry — a bite at/of the ˈcherry idiom (BrE) an opportunity to do sth • You only get one bite at the cherry in life. • They were eager for a second bite of the cherry. Main entry: ↑bite …   Useful english dictionary

  • another bite at the cherry — British, British another opportunity to achieve something or to get something you want. He just missed a gold medal in the 100 metres, but got another bite at the cherry in the 400 metres. She failed the exam but she will get a second bite at the …   New idioms dictionary

  • a bite at the cherry — ► a bite at the cherry an attempt or opportunity. Main Entry: ↑cherry …   English terms dictionary

  • (a) bite of the cherry — British & Australian a part of something good, especially when there is not enough for everyone who wants it. Job sharing would give twice as many people a bite of the cherry …   New idioms dictionary

  • a second bite at the cherry — another bite at the cherry or a second bite at the cherry British another chance to do something It s not often you get a second bite at the cherry …   English dictionary

  • get a second bite at the cherry —    This expression means that you get a second opportunity to do …   English Idioms & idiomatic expressions

  • get a second bite/two bites at the cherry —    This expression means that you get a second opportunity to do or try something.     He was eliminated in the semi finals, but he ll get a second bite at the cherry next year …   English Idioms & idiomatic expressions


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