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queue in English:

1. a line of people or vehicles waiting for something a line of people or vehicles waiting for something



English word "queue"(a line of people or vehicles waiting for something) occurs in sets:

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2. to wait in a line waiting for something to wait in a line waiting for something



3. a rank of people a rank of people



4. to join a line of people or vehicles waiting to do something to join a line of people or vehicles waiting to do something



5. line of people waiting to buy something line of people waiting to buy something



6. queue queue


I'm in a queue
Rob is late for the programme because there was such a long queue for coffee!
A queue is a line of people waiting for something to happen. We see queues in amusement parks, the supermarket and at the cinema when a new movie is released.
To form in a line while waiting (often followed by up). To arrange (data, jobs, messages, etc) into a queue.
Please hold the line so as not to lose your place in the queue.
At the train station, once I had figured out where the queue for tickets actually was, I began the long wait.
I didn't arrive in Harbin until very late, and the queue for taxis was already extremely long.
Japanese and British people usually wait at a bus stop in a queue.
Not long after I joined the queue, a man approached and asked if I wanted a taxi.
This implies a fun and relaxed working atmosphere where team achievement is highly valued, communication is extremely important and traditional 3-hour meetings have been replaced by informal chats in the queue for coffee.
People queued to buy Diablo 3.
I talk to everyone – even people next to me in the queue.
Look the queue is so long, I will not stand here.
This boy jumped a queue.
One of the reasons I prefer travelling by train is that there are often long queues at the airport.

English word "queue"(queue) occurs in sets:

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