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American English: /ˈpɪtʃˌfɔrk/
British English: /ˈpɪtʃfɔːk/

transitive verb

  • (usually passive) to be pitchforked into/onto somethingI was pitchforked into taking on extra responsibility
    me vi obligado or forzado a aceptar más responsabilidades
    I was pitchforked onto the committee
    me metieron en la comisión
    Example sentences
    • A year after he first played for New South Wales here at the SCG, he was pitchforked into the Australia team at 20.
    • And being suddenly pitchforked into that select group of classmates after twenty years away from such environment, I immediately felt at home and quickly realized I readily could keep up with the group.
    • That at once is pitchforking me into a full review of the whole of the case.

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