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    #1

    Knock the queue.

    The was a queue near an elevator. I heard a person saying "Knock the queue."(probably to mean jump the queue).

    Is "Knock the queue" common phrase?

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    #2

    Re: Knock the queue.

    No. I've never heard it before.

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    #3

    Re: Knock the queue.

    "Queue" is strictly BrE, but in the UK they call an elevator a "lift." In AmE, there would be a "line" near the elevator.

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    Re: Knock the queue.

    I've never seen the queue at a lift that's so long that anyone feels the need to jump the queue! I could perhaps imagine it somewhere like the Eiffel Tower or the Empire State Building but in that case, it would be "the queue for the Eiffel Tower" or "the queue for the Empire State Building".
    Remember - if you don't use correct capitalisation, punctuation and spacing, anything you write will be incorrect.

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