a bite at/of the cherry
a bite of the cherry
A good opportunity that isn't available to everyone. Primarily heard in UK, Australia. Jason heard about a new investment opportunity that has the potential to be very profitable. He definitely wants a bite of the cherry.
a bite at the cherryan attempt or chance to do something.
This phrase is often used in the negative, to express the idea that you will not get a second chance (a second bite at the cherry ). If you take two attempts to do something, especially some quite small task, this is taking two bites at the (same ) cherry or another bite at the cherry .