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    Question about "queue on"

    Hello

    I have a little question about phrase "queue on". Could you please help me?
    I've read in the dictionary that there is a verb phrase "to queue on" meaning to take a place in a queue. But after searching google I haven't found any mention of this idiom. Is the phrase "queue" correct? Is it suitable for using in usual life?


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    Re: Question about "queue on"

    The Oxford Dictionary reads 'queue (up) (for something)', see http://www.oxfordlearnersdictionarie...nglish/queue_2

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    Re: Question about "queue on"

    Thank you Matthew

    I know that "queue up" is used quite often, but what about "queue on"?

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    Re: Question about "queue on"

    In which dictionary did you find 'queue on'? Might it be something like 'people queue on the street'?

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    Re: Question about "queue on"

    Quote Originally Posted by Matthew Wai View Post
    In which dictionary did you find 'queue on'? Might it be something like 'people queue on the street'?

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    http://slovari.yandex.ru/queue%20on/перевод/

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    Re: Question about "queue on"

    You need to be using English dictionaries, such as OneLook.com, which searches dozens of free online dictionaries.

    (Click on the underlined link.)

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    Re: Question about "queue on"

    Thanks, so am I right that "queue on" means nothing?

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    Re: Question about "queue on"

    It can be used in the sense that Matthew proposed in post #4.

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