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English definition of “another/a second bite at/of the cherry”

another/a second bite at/of the cherry

UK another opportunity to do something: He missed a medal in the 100 metres, but will get a second bite of the cherry in the 400 metres.Opportunity Freedom to act
(Definition of another/a second bite at/of the cherry from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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