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English definition of “fork over/up sth”

fork over/up sth

US informal
verb uk phrasal verb with fork   /fɔːk/ us    /fɔːrk/
to give something, especially money to someone, especially when you do not want to: We had to fork over ten bucks to park near the stadium. Hey, that's mine. Fork it over!Paying and spending money
(Definition of fork over/up sth from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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