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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: "Hey, are we allowed to retake the calculus exam too?" B: "No, you only get a bite of the cherry if you got a C+ or lower on the first exam." Once Sarah heard how much money Mel was making at his new software company, she wanted a bite of the cherry.
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a bite at/of the ˈcherry(also a second/another bite at/of the ˈcherry) (British English) an opportunity to do something, or a second attempt at doing something, especially something you have failed to do earlier: They all wanted a bite of the cherry. ♢ We’ve lost that contract with the German firm and we probably won’t get another bite at the cherry.
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