two bites at the cherry/a second bite at the cherry

同一件事有兩次機會;同一件事的第二次機會。

例句:

  • One is not often given two bites at the cherry in the world of business. (在商界,倘若失去一次機會,很可能就沒有第二次機會了)
  • He failed the exam last summer, but fortunately he gets two bites at the cherry and will do the re-sit in September. (他今夏的考試沒有過關,但幸運地他獲得了第二次機會,將在九月再考一次)
  • He's very lucky – he gets a second bite at the cherry in October if he fails the exam in June. (他非常幸運 -- 如果六月的考試沒有過關,他十月還有機會再考一次)

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