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.


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

  • 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

  • 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

  • bite — bite1 S2 [baıt] v past tense bit [bıt] past participle bitten [ˈbıtn] present participle biting ▬▬▬▬▬▬▬ 1¦(teeth)¦ 2¦(insect/snake)¦ 3¦(press hard)¦ 4¦(effect)¦ 5¦(accept)¦ 6¦(fish)¦ …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • bite — 1 verb past tense bit, past participle bitten 1 WITH YOUR TEETH (I, T) to cut or crush something with your teeth: Be careful! My dog bites. | Do you bite your fingernails? (+ into/through): biting into a juicy apple | They had to bite through the …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • cherry — cher|ry S3 [ˈtʃeri] n plural cherries [Date: 1300 1400; : Old North French; Origin: cherise (taken as plural), from Late Latin ceresia, from Latin cerasus cherry tree , from Greek kerasos] 1.) a small round red or black fruit with a long thin… …   Dictionary of contemporary English


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