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fork out or fork over or fork up



  1. (adverb) (slang) to pay (money, goods, etc), esp with reluctance


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= pay, pay up, cough up (informal), shell out (informal), remit

Example Sentences Including 'fork out'

Blood was running from the wound, but he didn't waste time pulling the fork out.
Clive Barker EVERVILLE (2001)
But if men are happy to fork out more than three quid a month to drool over someone else's collection of Herm├Ęs ties, then let them.
Alex George LOVE YOU MADLY (2002)
And hey, they even did their own conveyancing, so they didn't have to fork out those exorbitant lawyer's fees.
Val McDermid KICK BACK (2002)


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