Phrasal Verbs

queue up

This page is about the phrasal verb queue up


If you queue up, you join a line of people waiting for their turn to do something.


line up

For example

  • queue up When we went to the bank we had to queue up at the counter.

  • queue up for sth Don't you hate it when you've been queuing up for a ticket, and they run out just before you get to the counter?

Nouns often used as indirect objects with queue up: for a ticket, pass, token, coupon, taxi; in a bank, post-office, supermarket; at a counter, ticket window, box-office

Quick Quiz

You might have to queue up when you go to

a. the beach

b. the post-office

c. Mandy's bedroom

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