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Definition of fork out phrasal verb from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary


fork out

 phrasal verb
phrasal verb
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Phrasal Verbs

fork out (for something)


fork out something (for/on something)

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to spend a lot of money on something, especially unwillingly Why fork out for a taxi when there's a perfectly good bus service? We've forked out a small fortune on their education.
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