another bite of the cherry

another bite of the cherry

Another chance or opportunity. Primarily heard in UK. Since a large percentage of her students failed the calculus exam, the teacher decided to give them a another bite of the cherry by allowing them to take the test again. There won't be another bite of the cherry if we screw this up—it's our only chance.
See also: another, bite, cherry, of
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Houston had another bite of the cherry soon after, but this time Donegal man Liam Martin slid in to deflect the ball off the line.
Crolla's promoter Eddie Hearn said: "I'm so pleased for Anthony that he gets another bite of the cherry on November 21 in his home city.
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"I'm relieved we have another bite of the cherry as it could have been worse.
Neither country has picked up a Pool A victory at this World Cup and whereas the US have another bite of the cherry at the weekend against South Africa, Samoa are playing their final match.
But the appeal judges said Palmer had agreed the amount of compensation before the order was made and he could not have 'another bite of the cherry' after 18 months during which his victims had been kept out of their money.
The visitors had most of the second half pressure and Derek Wemyss' equaliser gives them another bite of the cherry.
This week the Connacht Council introduced a new system, allowing the province's weaker sides another bite of the cherry in the form of a round- robin series.
DROGHEDA earned another bite of the cherry thanks to a late equaliser from Mick Daly.
"To get another chance, another bite of the cherry. It is in my hands and in the players' hands.
Pat Rosney's dog gave himself another bite of the cherry by qualifying and he looks the value to nip round the first turn in front.
St Helens get another bite of the cherry next week when they play the winner of last night's match between Bradford and Hull.
But the Court of Appeal in London said Palmer was not able to have "another bite of the cherry".