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    Can you say?(in bold)

    Hi,

    P1: I'm standing in the que at the enterance of the venue
    P2: Really? what position in the que are you?
    P1: umm theres alot of people in front of me

    Thanks

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    Re: Can you say?(in bold)

    Quote Originally Posted by TheShadow View Post
    Hi,

    P1: I'm standing in the queue at the entrance of the venue
    P2: Really? what position in the queue are you?
    P1: umm there's a lot of people in front of me

    Thanks
    Yes, it's fine.

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    Re: Can you say?(in bold)

    I think I would be more likely to say, "How near the front are you?" or, "Where are you in the queue?"

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    Re: Can you say?(in bold)

    Quote Originally Posted by fivejedjon View Post
    I think I would be more likely to say, "How near the front are you?" or, "Where are you in the queue?"
    So would I but, "...what position in the queue are you?" is OK.

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    Re: Can you say?(in bold)

    Quote Originally Posted by bhaisahab View Post
    So would I but, "...what position in the queue are you?" is OK.
    I agree. Sorry if I gave the impression that I was saying it wasn't.

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    Re: Can you say?(in bold)

    Quote Originally Posted by bhaisahab View Post
    So would I but, "...what position in the queue are you?" is OK.
    Additional comment:

    this might be especially appropriate if you're given a number, like at a Springsteen concert

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