queue

01. There was a long [queue] waiting to get tickets for the train.
02. People here are so polite; in my country, no one waits in a [queue]. Everyone pushes and shoves to get to the front of the line.
03. The [queue] for the bus was so long that we were afraid we wouldn't get on.
04. I wonder if people push and shove in the [queue] to get into heaven.
05. If you want to mail your packet, you'll have to join the [queue].
06. After the children had formed an orderly [queue], they were led into the school.
07. We had to [queue] up for hours to get tickets to the championship game.
08. This is the [queue] for those who already have tickets. Those who have not yet purchased tickets need to [queue] over there.
09. The effects of culture can be witnessed in the behaviors of people waiting in a [queue].
10. Every day people [queue] in the hundreds to visit the historic site.
11. The [queue] for the concert tickets stretched out of the multiplex and down the street.
12. We spent the night on the sidewalk in front of the theater so we could be near the head of the [queue] when tickets went on sale.
13. A Moroccan proverb notes that there is no [queue] at the gate of Patience.
14. George Mikes once suggested that an Englishman, even if he is alone, forms an orderly [queue] of one.
15. George Mikes once remarked that in shops the English stand in [queues]; in government offices they sit in [queues]; in churches they kneel in [queues]; and at sale times, they lie in [queues] all night."

Grammatical examples in English. 2013.

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  • queue — 1. (keue) s. f. 1°   Partie qui termine par derrière le corps de la plupart des animaux. •   C est dans cette île [Mindoro] que Struys dit avoir vu de ses propres yeux un homme qui avait une queue longue de plus d un pied, toute couverte d un… …   Dictionnaire de la Langue Française d'Émile Littré

  • queuë — Queuë, foem. penacut. Proprement prins est la partie de la beste, qui luy pend du croppion par derriere, et luy couvre l une de ses parties honteuses si c est un masle, et toutes les deux si c est une femelle, et Dieu la luy a donnée pour cette… …   Thresor de la langue françoyse

  • Queue — can mean: * Queue area, where a line of people wait. The verb queue means to form a line, and to wait for services. Queue is also the name of this line * Queueing theory, the study of waiting lines * Queue (data structure), in computing, a type… …   Wikipedia

  • Queue — (französisch für „Schlange“, „Stiel“, „Schwanz“, englisch für „Warteschlange“, „Zopf“) steht für: Queue (Billard), ein Stock im Billardspiel, mit dem die Kugeln gespielt werden Warteschlange (Datenstruktur), eine Datenstruktur in der Informatik… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Queue — (fr., spr. Köh), 1) Schwanz; 2) die hintere Seite eines Truppentheils, bes. in Hinsicht der Richtung des Abmarsches, der Téte entgegengesetzt; 3) bei den Hautelissetapeten die geschorne Kette; 4) langer Zug von Menschen, welche hintereinander… …   Pierer's Universal-Lexikon

  • Queue — Queue, v. t. To fasten, as hair, in a queue. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Queue — Queue, n. [F. See {Cue}.] (a) A tail like appendage of hair; a pigtail. (b) A line of persons waiting anywhere. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • queue — ► NOUN 1) a line of people or vehicles awaiting their turn to be attended to or to proceed. 2) Computing a list of data items, commands, etc., stored so as to be retrievable in a definite order. ► VERB (queues, queued, queuing or queueing) ▪ wait …   English terms dictionary

  • Queue — (franz., spr. kö , »Schwanz«), veralteter Ausdruck für das Ende einer Kolonne (im Gegensatz zu Tête); eine Reihe einzeln oder zu zweien hintereinander stehender Personen, welche die Öffnung eines Lokals etc. erwarten, daher Q. machen; auch der… …   Meyers Großes Konversations-Lexikon

  • Queue — (frz., spr. köh), Schwanz; das Ende einer Truppenkolonne etc.; Reihe hintereinander aufgestellter, auf Einlaß wartender Personen; der Billardstock; das Saitenbrett (an Geigen etc.) …   Kleines Konversations-Lexikon

  • Queue — (kö), frz., Schweif; der hintere Theil einer Truppe, eines langen Zugs überhaupt. Vergl. Billard …   Herders Conversations-Lexikon


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