queue

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queue(
kyu
)
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
noun
1. (line) (United Kingdom)
a. la cola
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(F)
The queues are always so long at Christmas time.Las colas siempre son muy largas durante las navidades.
b. la fila
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(F)
The woman did not realize she had skipped the queue.La mujer no se dio cuenta de que se había saltado la fila.
2. (computing)
a. la cola
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(F)
There are a couple of documents in the print queue.Hay un par de documentos en la cola de impresión.
An intransitive verb is one that does not require a direct object (e.g. The man sneezed.).
intransitive verb
3. (to wait in line) (United Kingdom)
a. hacer cola
We've been queueing for nearly an hour to get into the theatre.Llevamos casi una hora haciendo cola para entrar al teatro.
b. hacer fila
The refugees queued for bread at the refugee camp.Los refugiados hacían fila para conseguir pan en el campo de refugiados.
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queue
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
Noun
1. (line) (United Kingdom)
a. la cola
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(F)
to form a queuehacer cola
to jump the queuecolarse
An intransitive verb is one that does not require a direct object (e.g. The man sneezed.).
intransitive verb
2. (general)
a. hacer cola
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queue [kjuː] especially (Britain)
noun
cola (f)
to form a queue stand in a queue hacer cola
to jump the queue colarse (informal); saltarse la cola
intransitive verb
(also queue up) hacer cola
to queue for three hours pasar tres horas haciendo cola; we queued for tickets hicimos cola para comprar entradas
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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