English - Vietnamese Dictionary
fork /fɔ:k/Concise Dictionary
- danh từ
- cái nĩa (để xiên thức ăn)
- cái chĩa (dùng để gảy rơm...)
- (vật lý) thanh mẫu, âm thoa ((cũng) tuning fork)
- fork of lightning
- tia chớp chữ chi, tia chớp nhằng nhằng
- ngoại động từ
- đào bằng chĩa, gảy bằng chĩa (rơm, rạ...)
- nội động từ
- phân nhánh, chia ngả
- where the road forks: ở chỗ con đường chia ngã; ở chỗ ngã ba đường
- to fork out (over, upon)
- (từ lóng) trao; trả tiền, xuỳ ra
forks|forked|forkingfɔrk /fɔːkAdvanced English Dictionary
+cutlery used for serving and eating food
+the act of branching out or dividing into branches
+the region of the angle formed by the junction of two branches
+an agricultural tool used for lifting or digging; has a handle and metal prongs
+the angle formed by the inner sides of the legs where they join the human trunk
+lift with a pitchfork
+place under attack with one's own pieces, of two enemy pieces
+divide into two or more branches so as to form a fork
+shape like a fork
noun, verbCollocation Dictionary
1 a tool with a handle and three or four sharp points, (called PRONGS), used for picking up and eating food: to eat with a knife and fork
2 a garden tool with a long or short handle and three or four sharp metal points, used for digging
See also - PITCHFORK
3 a place where a road, river, etc. divides into two parts; either of these two parts: Shortly before dusk they reached a fork and took the left-hand track. + Take the right fork.
4 a thing shaped like a fork, with two or more long parts: a jagged fork of lightning
See also - TUNING FORK
5 either of two metal supporting pieces into which a wheel on a bicycle or motorcycle is fitted
1 [V] [often +adv./prep.] (not used in the progressive tenses) (of a road, river, etc.) to divide into two parts that lead in different directions: The path forks at the bottom of the hill. + The road forks right after the bridge.
2 [V +adv./prep.] (not used in the progressive tenses) (of a person) to turn left or right where a road, etc. divides into two: Fork right after the bridge.
3 [VN] [often +adv./prep.] to move, carry or dig sth using a fork: Clear the soil of weeds and fork in plenty of compost. + He forked a piece of meat into his mouth. + Fork over the ground before planting.
Phrasal Verbs: fork out (for sth)
fork out sth (for / on sth) (informal) to spend a lot of money on sth, especially unwillingly: Why fork out for a taxi when there's a perfectly good bus service? + We've forked out a small fortune on home improvements over the years.
1 tool for eating
VERB + FORK
pick up | put down | use
on a/the ~
She impaled a piece of meat on her fork.
| with a ~
Mash the mixture with a fork.
a knife and fork
He put the knives and forks on the table.
2 place where sth divides into two parts
VERB + FORK
As you pass the farm, take the right fork of the track up the hill.
at a/the ~
Bear left at the fork in the road.
| ~ in
sitting in the fork of the tree
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