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American English: /fɔrk/
British English: /fɔːk/

Translation of fork in Spanish:


intransitive verb

  • 1.1 (split)
    1.2 (turn) See examples: to fork (to the) right/left
    desviarse a la derecha/izquierda
    Example sentences
    • Frequent bolts of lightning forked through the sky, lighting up her surroundings with an eerie brightness.
    • Lightning forked down from the sky, and thunder roared in sympathy moments later, adding to the hellish scene.
    • Narrow dirt paths forked from the stairs, leading to even denser rows of crosses amongst soft weeds.

transitive verb

  • (food)
    levantar con el tenedor
    Example sentences
    • After a crash course on dining with élan and forking food with flair, the surprise test came on china piled high with tricky-to-eat broccoli, sprouts and small sautéed potatoes.
    • One of the main features of the day was the steam threshing which involved forking the stooks into the steam-powered conveyor belt.
    • The hay was forked into the hayshed, when the pile got so high; someone had to go up and ‘tramp’ it and throw it to the back of the hayshed.

Phrasal verbs

fork out

verb + adverb + object
[colloquial] how much did you have to fork out for that?
¿cuánto te tuviste que gastar en eso?
¿cuánto tuviste que desembolsar or [colloquial] aflojar por eso?

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