The British Idiom – Bite of the cherry
Definition of Bite of the cherry
A bite of the cherry is to have a part of something that is good, especially when there is insufficient for everyone who wants some of it. To have another bite of the cherry means to have a lucky second chance.
Examples of Usage of Bite of the cherry
At my age, if you don’t succeed first time, you’re unlikely to get another bite of the cherry. With victory snatched from their grasp at the last moment, the entire team realise that they’d had their last bite of the cherry.
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