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    How to express an idea

    Sir.
    In our school when students are going out in a line after the class, some students are entering in between the line to be first, in that situvation can I ask?
    Why are you entering in the midst of line? Is it correct or another sentence?
    Thank you

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    Re: How to express an idea

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    I'd call him out like this:

    "Why are you cutting in front of everyone else?"
    or
    "Why are you skipping to the head of the line?"
    or
    "Stop cutting in line!"
    Last edited by SlickVic9000; 02-Feb-2012 at 03:45.

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    #3

    Re: How to express an idea

    Don't jump the queue.

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    #4

    Re: How to express an idea

    'Stop pushing in!'

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    #5

    Re: How to express an idea

    Quote Originally Posted by edmondjanet View Post
    Sir. Hello everyone!

    In our school when students are going out in a line after the class, some students are entering in between the lineenter into the line to try to be first. In that situvation can I ask?:

    "Why are you entering in the midst of line?"

    Is it correct or should I use another sentence?

    Thank you.
    Please see my amendments above. There is no need to address your posts to "Sir" - it is overly formal and also the users on the forum are both male and female.

    In BrE, we would say:

    Don't push in!
    Don't push to the front.
    Stop jumping the queue.

    Bear in mind that in BrE it's a queue, in AmE, it's a line.

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