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fork out the dough

To pay, generally unwillingly, a certain amount of money. If you want the most cutting edge technology, you'd better be prepared to fork out the dough for it. Listen, fork out the dough or you'll never see your husband again!
See also: dough, fork, out

fork over the dough

To pay, generally unwillingly, a certain amount of money. If you want the most cutting edge technology, you'd better be prepared to fork over the dough for it. Listen, fork over the dough or you'll never see your husband again!
See also: dough, fork, over

be rolling in dough

To be exceptionally wealthy; to have large amounts of money to spend. I hear her father is rolling in dough, so I wouldn't be too worried about her future. Once we get this plan underway, we'll be rolling in dough in no time!
See also: dough, roll

rolling in dough

Exceptionally wealthy; having large amounts of money to spend. I hear her father is rolling in dough, so I wouldn't be too worried about her future. Once we get this plan underway, we'll be rolling in dough in no time!
See also: dough, roll

(one's) cake is dough

One's actions have failed or not led to the desired outcome—much like a cake that is still dough after baking. The phrase appears in Shakespeare's The Taming of the Shrew. I know you worked really hard on this project, but it looks like your cake is dough, and you won't be winning the contest.
See also: cake, dough

dough

(do)
n. money. (see also bread.) I got a lot of dough for that ring I found.

dough head

n. a nerd; a simpleton. Tom, don’t be such a dough head. Read the instructions and do it right.
See also: dough, head
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