fork over

fork over
verb
to surrender someone or something to another
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the guard delivered the criminal to the police

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render up the prisoners

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render the town to the enemy

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fork over the money

Syn: ↑hand over, ↑fork out, ↑fork up, ↑turn in, ↑deliver, ↑render
Derivationally related forms: ↑deliverer (for: ↑deliver), ↑delivery (for: ↑deliver), ↑handover (for: ↑hand over)
Hypernyms: ↑pass, ↑hand, ↑reach, ↑pass on, ↑turn over, ↑give
Hyponyms: ↑bail, ↑give away
Verb Frames:
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Somebody ——s something

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Somebody ——s somebody

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Somebody ——s something to somebody


Useful english dictionary. 2012.

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  • fork\ over — • fork over • fork out • fork up v To pay; pay out. He had to fork over fifty dollars to have the car repaired. Compare: hand over …   Словарь американских идиом

  • fork over — (something) 1. to pay money. We headed into the theme park after forking over $45 each. 2. to give something to someone unwillingly. The cops knew he had a knife, and they made him fork it over …   New idioms dictionary

  • fork over — or[fork out] also[fork up] {v.} To pay; pay out. * /He had to fork over fifty dollars to have the car repaired./ Compare: HAND OVER …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • fork over — or[fork out] also[fork up] {v.} To pay; pay out. * /He had to fork over fifty dollars to have the car repaired./ Compare: HAND OVER …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • fork over — v. (colloq.) (B) we had to fork over our savings to our creditors * * * [ fɔːk əʊvə] (colloq.) (B) we had to fork over our savings to our creditors …   Combinatory dictionary

  • fork over — v Give, hand over. Ok, fork over that twenty bucks you owe me before I lose my cool! 1830s …   Historical dictionary of American slang

  • fork over — hand over, give The robber told me to fork over my money or he was going to shoot me …   Idioms and examples

  • fork over — pay, pay up    They said, Fork over, man. Pay your share of the bill …   English idioms

  • fork over something — fork over (something) 1. to pay money. We headed into the theme park after forking over $45 each. 2. to give something to someone unwillingly. The cops knew he had a knife, and they made him fork it over …   New idioms dictionary

  • fork over a lot of money — {v. phr.} To pay an excessive amount of money often unwillingly. * / According to my divorce decree, Alan complained, I have to fork over a lot of money to my ex wife every month. / …   Dictionary of American idioms

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