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To wait in a queue - thesaurus

Synonyms

queue

verb

British to wait for something in a queue. The usual American word is line up

line up

to form a row, or to put people or things in a row

push in

to stand in front of people who have been waiting longer than you, in a way that is unfair

join a line/queue

to go and stand at the end of a line of people who are waiting for something

first come, first served

used for saying that if you arrive before other people you will be served or dealt with before them

jump the queue

to move in front of people who have been waiting for longer than you have. The American expression is jump in line.

wait in line

to queue

stand in line

to form or join a row of people waiting one behind the other to do something. The usual British word is queue

head

verb

to be at the front of a line of people

queue-jumping

noun

British the unfair behaviour of someone who moves nearer to the front of a queue than other people who have been waiting longer

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wait your turn

to wait in a patient way for your opportunity to have or to do something

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Dunning-Kruger effect

the phenomenon by which an incompetent person is too incompetent to understand his own incompetence

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