English - Vietnamese Dictionary
queue /kju:/Concise Dictionary
- danh từ
- hàng (người, xe ô tô ở ngã tư khi có đèn đỏ...) xếp nối đuôi
- to stand in a queue: xếp hàng nối đuôi nhau
- nội động từ
- ((thường) + up) xếp hàng nối đuôi nhau
- to queue up for a tram: xếp hàng nối đuôi nhau để lên xe điện
+a line of people or vehicles waiting for something
+(information processing) an ordered list of tasks to be performed or messages to be transmitted
+a braid of hair at the back of the head
+form a queue, form a line, stand in line
Advanced English Dictionary
1 line, row, file, column, string, train, cortege or cortège, retinue, procession, succession, chain, concatenation, series, order, cordon, Brit tailback, Colloq Brit crocodile, Military picket:
There were dozens of people in the queue in front of me.
2 pigtail, braid, plait; tail, pony-tail:
Not long ago, Chinese men wore their hair in a queue.
3 Often, queue up. line up, get in or into or form a line or queue or file, get into or in line, Military fall in:
All he remembers about the war is that everyone had to queue up for everything and wait.
noun, verbCollocation Dictionary
1 (BrE) (AmE line) a line of people, cars, etc. waiting for sth or to do sth: the bus queue + I had to join a queue for the toilets. + How long were you in the queue? + There was a queue of traffic waiting to turn right.
2 (computing) a list of items of data stored in a particular order
Idioms see JUMP v.
+ verb (queuing or queueing)
1 [V] (BrE) ~ (up) (for sth) to wait in a line of people, vehicles, etc. in order to do sth, get sth or go somewhere: We had to queue up for an hour for the tickets. + Queue here for taxis.
2 (computing) to add tasks to other tasks so that they are ready to be done in order; to come together to be done in order: [VN] The system queues the jobs before they are processed. [also V]
Phrasal Verbs: be queuing up (for sth / to do sth) if people are said to be queuing up for sth or to do sth, a lot of them want to have it or do it: Italian football clubs are queuing up to sign the young star.
endless, long | growing, lengthening | orderly
Please form an orderly queue.
| bus, checkout, cinema, etc. | bread, dinner, food
the country's soaring prices and growing food queues
| traffic | dole
More unemployed people are joining the dole queue each week.
VERB + QUEUE
form, line up in | join, stand in, wait in
He had to join the queue for the toilets.
Don't jump the queue?take your turn like everyone else!
QUEUE + VERB
form | build up, grow
Long queues are building up on most of Britain's motorways.
The queue's not moving at all.
The queue stretched for more than a mile.
in a/the ~
the people in the queue
| ~ for
the queue for tickets
| ~ of
a long queue of shoppers
the back/end of the queue, the front/head of the queueverb
patiently | up
People queued up outside.
VERB + QUEUE
We had to queue for tickets.
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