1 tool for eating
VERB + FORK pick up | put down | use
PREP. on a/the ~ She impaled a piece of meat on her fork. | with a ~ Mash the mixture with a fork.
PHRASES a knife and fork He put the knives and forks on the table.
2 place where sth divides into two parts
ADJ. left/left-hand, right/right-hand
VERB + FORK take As you pass the farm, take the right fork of the track up the hill.
PREP. at a/the ~ Bear left at the fork in the road. | ~ in sitting in the fork of the tree