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I need to stand in the queue. I have to wait behind these other people before I can pay for my shopping.
to queue up (UK): to stand in line, to wait in line
In American English, to queue up is expressed as to wait in line.
UK: In Britain, a 'line' is called a 'queue'.
US: In America, a 'queue' is called a 'line'.
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- "All non-EU passport holders please queue up to the left, and all EU passport holders please proceed to the right."
- "Polly : I don't care if it's in the queue!"
- "It's only waiting in the queue at this point."
- "The line for the toilet was enormous, so I went to the ladies' toilet, but then a woman was scared and she called the police of the stadium. The stadium police took me to the real police, we went under the stadium and they checked my papers."
- "Jean : Oh, this line is long."
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