Cue vs. Queue

Cue
<noun>
  • A signal for action, like the signal an actor gets to start acting
    • example:  Please wait for your cue.
<verb>
  • The act of giving a signal for action
    • exampleCue the dancers!
Queue
<noun>
  • A line
    • example:  Please from a queue.
<verb>
  • To wait in line
    • example:  Please cue behind that gentleman.

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Examples

Cue
  • That was on cue.
  • Watch for my cue.
  • Did you see the cue?
  • Cue the ballerinas.
Queue
  • That is a long queue.
  • Let's queue over here.
  • Please start a queue.
  • I don't like to queue.
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