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  • In the alleys, fifteen-year-old boys are making their way toward mine elevators, queuing up with their helmets and lamps outside the gates.   (source)
    queuing = lining up
  • They tightened their embrace and went on kissing while people edged past them in the queue.   (source)
    queue = line
  • He remembered ... the enormous queues outside the bakeries, the intermittent machine-gun fire in the distance — above all, the fact that there was never enough to eat.   (source)
    queues = lines of people
  • Crowds of lower-caste workers were queued up in front of the monorail station-seven or eight hundred Gamma, Delta and Epsilon men and women, with not more than a dozen faces and statures between them.   (source)
    queued = lined
  • At the head of the queue of course were the hungriest—   (source)
    queue = line of people
  • They reached the entrance hall, which was packed with people queuing for dinner.†   (source)
  • Nora Molloy knows my mother from the queues at the St. Vincent de Paul Society.†   (source)
  • Thirty feet below, more than a dozen people were queued up at the base of the Step.†   (source)
  • The funeral was awful, one of those quick in-and-out crematorium jobs, with another hearse and two carloads of mourners queuing up behind for their turn.†   (source)
  • He commandeered the El shuttle for his team, bumping a tour group who had apparently been queuing for two years.†   (source)
  • Leaving the desk, he saw the sharp-faced woman standing on one of the queues that had formed in front of the luggage carousel.†   (source)
  • Queued high in the sky were air freighters from the Far East, their silver skins blazing with the rising sun's light, awaiting orders from the harbor master before they made their final approaches.†   (source)
  • And nearby in the jungle, in the eerie, storm-coming light, animals queued up in pairs: Girlboy.†   (source)
  • There were queues outside such firms, assuming huge proportions outside the offices of the really large and important factories such as Toebbens and Schultz.†   (source)
  • She thought of the boy's features as an exquisite distillation out of random patterns—endless queues of happenstance meeting at this nexus.†   (source)
  • Inside, I got the fire humming as the kids queued up the movie.†   (source)
  • At the dock, a line of boats queued, waiting to fill up.†   (source)
  • The Marines queued up for Sue's burgers in lines so long that the townspeople gave up on joining them.†   (source)
  • She would unhesitatingly prefer life in a real Communist regime with all its persecution and meat queues.†   (source)
  • Where his shadow fell, old friendships snapped and little wars broke out, milk soured, weevils fled from every stale ship's biscuit and rats queued up to jump into the sea.†   (source)
  • In the mornings the legals and illegals queued up to beg for work.†   (source)
  • We looked around the square: the shadowy drinkers behind the frosted glass of the Blue Bell, people queuing to see The Curse of Dracula at the Corona, people climbing aboard the 82 to go to Newcastle.†   (source)
  • Theon queued up with the other men for porridge, ladled into wooden bowls from a row of copper kettles.†   (source)
  • Other long lines of freshmen queued up outside of Alumni Hall being fitted for uniforms.†   (source)
  • People had never queued up before to see anyone in his jail.†   (source)
  • This is what the enlisted men had been queuing for these past few afternoons.†   (source)
  • Of course a lot of things darted into Jill's head at once: Experiment House, Adela Pennyfather, her own home, radio-sets, cinemas, cars, aeroplanes, ration-books, queues.†   (source)
  • They were queuing up.†   (source)
  • Looking out through the office door, Edgar watched the queues in the lobby, hoping they would shorten.†   (source)
  • They queued up for yours, though.†   (source)
  • The Manchus are not overlords and we do not wear queues.†   (source)
  • Those beggars fairly queued up to be grabbed.†   (source)
  • Endless queues of passengers moved along raised gangways between wooden handrails.†   (source)
  • The queues were long to see the doctor, Tariq said.   (source)
    queues = lines
  • On the right-hand side, short queues were forming before each fireplace, waiting to depart.   (source)
    queues = lines of people
  • When the song ended, Og took a bow, then queued up a slow song.   (source)
    queued = lined up
  • She grabbed his hand and pulled him toward the queue of seemingly driverless taxis waiting by the curb.   (source)
    queue = line
  • Orderly queue, guys!   (source)
    queue = line of people
  • Like a drill sergeant, he whistles and makes the beggar kids queue up, whips out a few bills from the Bakhsheesh bundle.   (source)
    queue = line
  • There was no downtime between calls, because there were always several hundred morons in the call queue, all of them willing to wait on hold for hours to have a tech rep hold their hand and fix their problem.   (source)
  • The Cyndi Lauper song ended and Og queued up another dance track— "James Brown Is Dead" by L.A. Style.   (source)
    queued = lined up
  • In the low-ceilinged canteen, deep underground, the lunch queue jerked slowly forward.   (source)
    queue = line of people
  • Our gang formed the head of the queue before the cook-house.   (source)
  • After waiting by turns for three hours the queue disperses.   (source)
  • He passed his hand over his eyes as though he were trying to wipe away the remembered image of those long rows of identical midgets at the assembling tables, those queued-up twin-herds at the entrance to the Brentford monorail station, those human maggots swarming round Linda's bed of death, the endlessly repeated face of his assailants.   (source)
    queued = lined
  • The person immediately ahead of him in the queue was a small, swiftly-moving, beetle-like man with a flat face and tiny, suspicious eyes.   (source)
    queue = line of people
  • The queue gave another jerk forward.   (source)
  • How different this is from the conditions in the soldiers' brothels, to which we are allowed to go, and where we have to wait in long queues.   (source)
    queues = lines
  • The queue edged forward till Winston was almost at the counter, then was held up for two minutes because someone in front was complaining that he had not received his tablet of saccharine.   (source)
    queue = line of people
  • People were queuing to dish the dirt on Dumbledore anyway.†   (source)
  • Hermione was already queuing outside, carrying an armful of heavy books and looking putupon.†   (source)
  • I wouldn't have queued up first, but the gods surged forward.†   (source)
  • I bet they'll be queuing up to go with you.†   (source)
  • Beyond it lay the town, the neon signs and queues of traffic, the bustle that marked the rush hour.†   (source)
  • I do remember it had queues for the ticket windows, because we ran right past them.†   (source)
  • The place was packed as usual, so I queued up for coffee.†   (source)
  • But it was too dark; stobor might be queued up three abreast for all he could tell.†   (source)
  • I'm not too jumpy about syringes; I've stood in enough Army queues.†   (source)
  • At that moment, there were perhaps sixty people in the queues.†   (source)
  • He tried to impose order now on the random movement before him, and almost succeeded: marshaling centers, warrant officers behind makeshift desks, rubber stamps and dockets, roped-off lines toward the waiting boats; hectoring sergeants, tedious queues around mobile canteens.†   (source)
  • Mornings he alternates between Madame Manec's kitchen, the tobacco shop, and the post office, where he waits in interminable queues to use the telephone.†   (source)
  • Tables were set up for the women to hand over their wedding bangles and necklaces and women queued up to do so or sent their sons.†   (source)
  • We queued a lifetime for food.†   (source)
  • They passed through the gates and into a smaller hall, where queues were forming in front of twenty golden grilles housing as many lifts.†   (source)
  • There was a great deal of traffic in the main thoroughfares of the city — trams, cars and pedestrians; the shops were open, and since the mayor had appealed to the population not to hoard food, assuring us that there was no need to do so, there were not even any queues outside them.†   (source)
  • 'How many hours d'you think you're doing a day?' he demanded of Harry and Ron as they queued outside Herbology, a manic gleam in his eyes.†   (source)
  • The Gryffindor fourth years were looking forward to Moody's first lesson so much that they arrived early on Thursday lunchtime and queued up outside his classroom before the bell had even rung.†   (source)
  • There were no queues to enter the racecourse, which was, admittedly, a little less grand than I had expected, and the car park was clearly marked.†   (source)
  • 'How many hours d'you think you're doing a day?' he demanded of Harry and Ron as they queued outside Herbology a manic gleam in his eyes.†   (source)
  • The suitcases, the queues, the wailing babies, the soldiers pouring back into the cities with eternity in their eyes—in what system is order increasing?†   (source)
  • After breakfast they queued up in front of Filch, who matched their names to the long list of students who had permission from their parents or guardian to visit the village.†   (source)
  • I had been off on Friday—in part because the Traynors insisted I was owed a day off, but mostly because there was no way I could get a passport other than by heading to London on the train and queuing up at Petty France.†   (source)
  • I stared at the passport that I had queued to collect, remembering my mounting sense of excitement even as I sat on the train heading into the city, and for the first time since I had embarked upon my plan, I felt properly despondent.†   (source)
  • Harry heard them whispering about it as they queued up outside classes, discussing it over lunch and in the back of lessons, while Hermione even reported that every occupant of the cubicles in the girls' toilets had been talking about it when she nipped in there before Ancient Runes.†   (source)
  • A few of the brothers were already queueing up by the token barrels as Clydas took the lid off and almost dropped it on his foot.†   (source)
  • The queues went up to the gates of the platforms, but in fact the passengers had to board the train a good half mile farther down the line.†   (source)
  • At the squares, women who had no wells in their yards were queueing up for water at the old pumps, their yokes and buckets on the ground beside them.†   (source)
  • He found Antonina Alexandrovna and her father standing in one of the endless queues squeezed between the wooden handrails.†   (source)
  • People began to form up in queues to say goodbye.†   (source)
  • Viewed from this angle, the attitude of some of our fellow citizens resembled that of the long queues one saw outside the food-shops.†   (source)
  • Within, behind the high-counter, painted green, the queued and slant-eyed laundry-man blew a spray of water on a piece of laundry out of a tin atomizer.†   (source)
  • "It was at the Petit Bourbon," replied Gervaise, with no less spirit, "and this is what monsieur the cardinal's procurator presented to them: twelve double quarts of hippocras, white, claret, and red; twenty-four boxes of double Lyons marchpane, gilded; as many torches, worth two livres a piece; and six demi-queues* of Beaune wine, white and claret, the best that could be found.†   (source)
  • The sons, in short square-skirted coats, with rows of stupendous brass buttons, and their hair generally queued in the fashion of the times, especially if they could procure an eel-skin for the purpose, it being esteemed throughout the country as a potent nourisher and strengthener of the hair.†   (source)
  • Here, however, is a small piece of ribbon, which from its form, and from its greasy appearance, has evidently been used in tying the hair in one of those long queues of which sailors are so fond.†   (source)
  • The dead queued up in the three lines, two marked ATTENDANT ON DUTY, and one marked EZ DEATH.   (source)
    queued = lined up
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  • Sufi Mohammad was sitting on the stage with a long queue of people waiting to pay homage.†   (source)
  • There was already a small queue for the tap in the corner of the field.†   (source)
  • It takes Laila some work this morning to calm the children down, to get them to form a proper queue, to usher them into the classroom.†   (source)
  • We queue-jumped, sped up the inside lane, broke the speed limit, and scanned the radio for the traffic reports, and finally the airport came into view.†   (source)
  • Etienne makes it to the bakery in an icy sweat and cuts to the front of the queue.†   (source)
  • There was actually a queue forming up at the bottom of the stairs, and soldiers struggling down with heavy horsehair mattresses.†   (source)
  • Maybe he could get Crake into the queue — do him a favour, build up some gratitude equity.†   (source)
  • Sometimes there's a bit of a queue for it, though, since we get doodly for mobile reception out here and you're looking at the only land-line on the island.†   (source)
  • Investigators later surmised that the Avianca pilots must have assumed that ATC was jumping them to the head of the queue, in front of the dozens of other planes circling Kennedy.†   (source)
  • His own hair was dark, pulled back into a neat queue, and tied with string.†   (source)
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  • Then he thought of a complete stranger he had been standing behind in the queue at the supermarket two days before and felt a sudden stab—the supermarket was gone, everyone in it was gone.†   (source)
  • He was telling his desk to keep sending a message into the interrupt queue every thirty seconds.†   (source)
  • And Mr. Kane says to the people on the queue, Did ye hear that, ladies?†   (source)
  • Stepping out of the queue, he turned around and descended to the tents.†   (source)
  • One or two women and girls hurried across, perhaps to take their places in the hopeless queue outside the bakery on De Kooning Street.†   (source)
  • There was the usual queue of holiday visa hopefuls stretching to the corner of Elevator Plaza, but Holly bypassed it by waving her badge at the waiting line.†   (source)
  • Sol grabbed the man's long hair-which was conveniently tied in a queue-and flung him aside.†   (source)
  • The track coach inserted Michael at the back of the queue of discus throwers from the other schools, and left him to give it a whirl.†   (source)
  • In the event that she was stumped, she could bounce the query to his own queue, and he'd take it.†   (source)
  • There was a queue of twenty people outside.†   (source)
  • Untreated mentally ill people do not by nature rise and shine each morning and go queue up at the nearest county health office.†   (source)
  • But he couldn't spend two hours surrounded by the same tutorial mates who had filled his message queue with vague, uncomfortable condolences.†   (source)
  • It wasn't, though, a good place for a discreet conversation—not nearly as good as the lunch queue.†   (source)
  • The instructor had the class queue up and try it again.†   (source)
  • As a result we stood in the heat for more than three hours, first waiting for our luggage and then in an interminable queue in front of the customs inspectors.†   (source)
  • There were about twenty prisoners waiting in a queue in front of the door.†   (source)
  • Uthar shook his head, queue whipping the sides of his wind-burned neck, and laughed.†   (source)
  • The radio was ablast with call-in voices, they're griping, they're spraying spit, it's the sidewalk salvo and rap, and he imagined a long queue of underground souls waiting to enter the broadcast band and speak the incognito news.†   (source)
  • At 5:00 a.m. every morning, some 150 prospective SEALs would queue up outside on a slab of concrete the size of a basketball court, or in the gym if there was a blizzard, or at the pool on swim days.†   (source)
  • Suddenly I had to go to the toilet but by the time I found it there was already a long queue, and then the bell rang and the ushers were urging people back to their seats.†   (source)
  • Oscar and Karla took a spot in the queue and waited.†   (source)
  • There is the queue.†   (source)
  • Queue horreur and triple merde.†   (source)
  • I can see a cash register, and a queue of people, and a display cabinet with price tags … Oh my God, I was right!†   (source)
  • "There's usually a queue on weekdays.†   (source)
  • By the time the sky began to lighten, the queue stretched back a quarter mile.†   (source)
  • Here he was pressed and jostled a bit, for a good many other people were also going out; and on the bridge beyond the gate the crowd became quite a slow procession, more like a queue than a crowd.†   (source)
  • A transport glided forward from a queue of several.†   (source)
  • I had a long queue of files on a disk waiting to be wired to Hoagland's terminal in Purchase.†   (source)
  • I peeked out and could see that a line for the next show was beginning to queue up, so I knew it wouldn't be long.†   (source)
  • His dark hair was slicked back and twisted into a complicated queue that dangled to his shoulder blades.†   (source)
  • Queue up to pay fine.†   (source)
  • There was a queue but no Alex Conklin!†   (source)
  • Eight customers were waiting in an orderly queue.†   (source)
  • We want what the woman wanted in the prison queue in Leningrad, standing there blue with cold and whispering for fear, enduring the terror of Stalin's regime and asking the poet Anna Akhmatova if she could describe it all, if her art could be equal to it.†   (source)
  • I can see them stretching away in a long queue, right across the plain of Argos.†   (source)
  • Corrigan left and wedged himself into a queue before one of the teller windows.†   (source)
  • Knowing such men, having access to the services they offered, and being flattered by them that we were not ordinary customers paying the full price or having to take our place in the queue, we thought we had mastered the world; and we saw those salesmen and representatives as men of power who had to be courted.†   (source)
  • His long black glossy braided queue, tied at the bottom with a narrow piece of black silk, hung over his shoulder and moved rhythmically against his chest.†   (source)
  • The great had had no homage, the small had had no comfort, so they crowded him in the dinner queue.†   (source)
  • "Open up the gates, you scoundrels," yelled voices in the queue.†   (source)
  • I went quickly from him with the sack on my back; running to get to the head of the waiting queue.†   (source)
  • A very old, stooped wizard with a hearing trumpet had shuffled to the front of the queue now.†   (source)
  • A pair of witches broke away from the queue for the lift and bus-tled off.†   (source)
  • Silence fell over the queue immediately.†   (source)
  • A melting fat man in the queue behind us said, "Come on, love, let's move it.†   (source)
  • At the prefecture, a queue for gasoline coupons snakes out the door and around the block.†   (source)
  • As I waited at the back of the queue, several of Scott Fischer's Sherpas caught up to us.†   (source)
  • Glass pulled up her message queue to reread the note he'd sent her that morning.†   (source)
  • Queue no longer had his knife but I didn't know what other toys he carried.†   (source)
  • The Marquee was nearly full now and for the first time there was no queue outside.†   (source)
  • Mr. Creagh gets his docket to see the doctor, the queue moves ahead and Mr. Kane is ready for Mam.†   (source)
  • It was either that or the dole queue again on Monday.†   (source)
  • That bossy woman up front 'oo got on with you, she's given us a little tip to move you up the queue.†   (source)
  • Madame Ruelle pulls Etienne out of the processing queue, and he wraps Marie-Laure in his arms.†   (source)
  • When you want anything you stand in a queue before that platform to see Mr. Coffey or Mr. Kane.†   (source)
  • A man with a queue-possibly a Lusian-showed up and took over the conversation.†   (source)
  • Glass projected the message queue in the air in front of her.†   (source)
  • I saw Queue shove a Templar guide aside and throw himself through the glowing portal.†   (source)
  • We stand in a queue with women wearing black shawls.†   (source)
  • The women in the queue are muttering, intrigued or scandalized or both.†   (source)
  • Queue had reached the museum entrance and now he looked back at me; the knife was still in his hand.†   (source)
  • This afternoon a familiar face looms in the train station, maybe four or five back in the queue.†   (source)
  • The women in the queue are like the women at the St. Vincent de Paul Society.†   (source)
  • Queue looked back, shoved past a gawking tour group, and stepped through the farcast portal.†   (source)
  • There is a queue already outside the Dispensary.†   (source)
  • And Malachy smiles and warms up the queue.†   (source)
  • Queue had climbed the NO ACCESS gate and was halfway across the catwalk.†   (source)
  • Queue was burning now, the orange-red flames superseding the blue glow.†   (source)
  • A man with a queue was the third through after Johnny.†   (source)
  • Queue danced back, whirled, and unleashed a left-footed kick.†   (source)
  • I said, "Did one of the men wear a queue?"†   (source)
  • Queue ran the last five yards to the exit portal with his right arm dangling as if broken.†   (source)
  • Queue stared up at me with a glazed glare.†   (source)
  • Queue was fifty meters down the trail and looking back over his shoulder.†   (source)
  • Why was Queue running toward the cluster of people there?†   (source)
  • Queue vaulted a turnstile and shoved tourists aside to get through the doors.†   (source)
  • I could hear Queue's panting as I closed on him.†   (source)
  • The electrical nimbus seemed to surround Queue's entire body at once.†   (source)
  • Queue let the energy pistol tumble into the snow and fell back through the containment field.†   (source)
  • Kate got them past the ticket queue and into the aquarium with no problem.†   (source)
  • Tyrion had no choice but to queue up with the rest to offer congratulations.†   (source)
  • They joined the queue behind a wagon laden with limes and oranges.†   (source)
  • I only had ten minutes, and as usual there was a long queue.†   (source)
  • While queue was moving slowly past and people were talking, Prof banged for attention.†   (source)
  • "There are other people waiting," says the girl, gesturing to the queue.†   (source)
  • One day as I joined the queue for the toilet, I saw a classmate of mine standing outside meditating.†   (source)
  • I look idly at the window, and at the queue of people inside, and hear myself saying "You know what?†   (source)
  • " "If you cut your queue, dressed and talked like other people?"†   (source)
  • That's for the special coach," said the man behind her in the queue, reading over her shoulder.†   (source)
  • The women queue up for water at the intersections, it's their open-air club through the winter.†   (source)
  • She was dressed like a man and she had braided her hair in a man's queue.†   (source)
  • When he did violent work he curled his queue on top of his head.†   (source)
  • "I wonder whether I'll ever get used to the lack of a queue," he said.†   (source)
  • Baba jan then stood at the doorway as the students made a queue and entered the classroom one by one.†   (source)
  • Mr. Weasley had a hurried discussion with Basil; they joined the queue, and were able to take an old rubber tire back to Stoatshead Hill before the sun had really risen.†   (source)
  • He drops his head and leaves the queue.†   (source)
  • It's rude to point," Ron snapped at a particularly minuscule first-year boy as they joined the queue to climb out of the portrait hole.†   (source)
  • And when I release this deluge on you, you'll have your own queue, and you'll be inundated for the next two hours, till lunch.†   (source)
  • The short drive takes us past the Midnight Mission, where people by the dozens queue up for a cot or a patch of pavement for the night.†   (source)
  • They saw no immediate reason to join the enormous queue, but they were unwilling to come away from the beach in case a boat should suddenly appear.†   (source)
  • Then for a few minutes we talked about nothing in particular, just like the lunch-queue business hadn't happened.†   (source)
  • I had felt the faintly sick sensation expanding inside me even as we wheeled Will through passport control, fast-tracked by some well-meaning official even as I prayed that we would be forced to wait, stuck in a queue that lasted hours, preferably days.†   (source)
  • Hermione was overcome with such a strong fit of the giggles at this point that she had to duck out of the queue and only returned when Archie had collected his water and moved away.†   (source)
  • The short queue of people waiting to file past Filch, who was do-ing his usual prodding act with the Secrecy Sensor, moved forward a few steps and Harry did not answer in case he was overheard by the caretaker.†   (source)
  • He held it rigidly in front of him as if it were some kind of religious object that pilgrims might queue to touch.†   (source)
  • Take Beck Weathers, for instance, who at that moment appeared as a tiny red speck on the ice 500 feet below, near the end of a long queue of climbers.†   (source)
  • "Wotcher," said a familiar voice as he came out of the marquee again and found Tonks and Lupin at the front of the queue.†   (source)
  • The chance came along before long, when I was lining up for lunch and spotted him a few places ahead in the queue.†   (source)
  • And yet, he thought, as they joined the queue lining up outside Snape's classroom door, she had chosen to come and talk to him, hadn't she?†   (source)
  • And unbelievably, no sooner had he arrived outside Transfiguration than something just as good happened: Seamus stepped out of the queue to face him.†   (source)
  • But since it had been me that had cut him off in the lunch queue, I supposed I had to make the best of it.†   (source)
  • But even if you don't (or can't) write back, I'm going to keep filling your queue with my stupid ramblings because, no matter what happened, you're still my best friend and I'll never stop wishing you were here.†   (source)
  • By the time I surmounted the cliff of brittle, ocher-hued limestone known as the Yellow Band, I had worked my way to the front of the queue and was able to settle into a more comfortable pace.†   (source)
  • Prefects were shouting instructions, trying to keep track of the students in their own houses, there was much pushing and shouting; Harry saw Zacharias Smith bowling over first years to get to the front of the queue, here and there younger students were in tears, while older ones called desperately for friends or siblings.†   (source)
  • As I rushed to join my teammates, I looked down to see a queue of approximately fifty climbers from other expeditions moving up the ropes, too; the first of them were now immediately below me.†   (source)
  • He scooped up Dobby, who was still attempting to do himself serious injury, and ran with the elf in his arms to join the back of the queue.†   (source)
  • I suppose this might sound odd, but at Hailsham, the lunch queue was one of the better places to have a private talk.†   (source)
  • 'Over here!' called Mrs Weasley above the renewed clanging of the warlock in the corner, and they followed her to the queue in front of a plump blonde witch seated at a desk marked Enquiries.†   (source)
  • The queue stretches out the door.†   (source)
  • Tommy had lowered his voice and I stepped in closer, just as though we were still at Hailsham, talking in the dinner queue or beside the pond.†   (source)
  • Just before Kasischke-a tall, athletic, silver-haired man with patrician reserve-emerged from the airport customs queue, I asked Andy how many times he'd been on Everest.†   (source)
  • They joined the queue of people being signed out by Filch, occasionally catching each other's eye and grinning shiftily, but not talking to each other.†   (source)
  • So when I saw Tommy a few places ahead of me, I waved him over—the rule being that though you couldn't jump the queue going forwards it was fine to go back.†   (source)
  • Queue up for boiled beef.†   (source)
  • As they advanced, I could see that some members of Fischer's group had caught up with our group: Hall's team, the Mountain Madness team, and the Taiwanese were now jumbled into one long, intermittent queue.†   (source)
  • Meanwhile, at the front of the queue, a young wizard was performing an odd onthe-spot jig and trying, in between yelps of pain, to explain his predicament to the witch behind the desk.†   (source)
  • Gray faces and gray quiet and a gray nervous terror hanging over the queue at the bakery and the only color in the world briefly kindled when Etienne climbs the stairs to the attic, knees cracking, to read one more string of numbers into the ether, to send another of Madame Ruelle's messages, to play a song.†   (source)
  • I chatted with my friend—I think it was Matilda—as cheerfully as possible, and hardly looked his way for the rest of the time we were in the queue.†   (source)
  • She won't have to stand in the queue at the St. Vincent de Paul Society asking for clothes and boots for Malachy and me.†   (source)
  • …fire below them with a steel pole; a wagtail flits from flagstone to flagstone in a courtyard in Berlin, searching for snails to eat; and at the Napola school at Schulpforta, one hundred and nineteen twelve— and thirteen-year-olds wait in a queue behind a truck to be handed thirty-pound antitank land mines, boys who, in almost exactly eight months, marooned amid the Russian advance, the entire school cut off like an island, will be given a box of the Reich's last bitter chocolate and…†   (source)
  • They thank God for Hitler because if he hadn't marched all over Europe the men of Ireland would still be at home scratching their arses on the queue at the Labour Exchange.†   (source)
  • She's worn out standing in the queue at the St. Vincent de Paul Society begging for boots for me and Malachy so that we can wear out the toes with the kicking.†   (source)
  • We're getting that room and to make sure she's going to the Labour Exchange on Thursday to stand in the queue to take the dole money the minute it's handed to Dad.†   (source)
  • A man tells us move inside in proper order and queue up before the platform, that Mr. Coffey and Mr. Kane will be there in a minute when they finish their tea in the room beyond.†   (source)
  • He looks out at the people on the queue and they know they're supposed to say, We do, Mr. Kane, and they know they're supposed to smile and laugh or things will go hard with them when they reach the platform.†   (source)
  • At the Labour Exchange we stand at the end of the queue till a man comes from behind the counter and tells Dad he's very sorry for his troubles and he should go ahead of everyone else on this sorrowful day.†   (source)
  • · · · Mam takes Malachy and me to the St.Vincent de Paul Society to stand in the queue and see if there's any chance of getting something for the Christmas dinner--a goose or a ham, but the man says everyone in Limerick is desperate this Christmas.†   (source)
  • She says she hasn't been feeling well since the baby came and she wouldn't be able to stand long in a queue, but they say everyone has to be treated the same, even a woman down in the Irishtown that had triplets and, thank you, we'll make our report to the Society.†   (source)
  • A uniformed guard near the tour portal saw the confusion as Queue cut through and stepped forward to intercept the rude intruder.†   (source)
  • I lifted Johnny's would-be assassin by his queue, dragged him to the edge of the isle, and dipped his face in the water until he came to.†   (source)
  • I told him what had happened to Queue.†   (source)
  • Queue twisted free and jumped to his feet, falling into an arms-out, fingers-splayed oriental fighting stance.†   (source)
  • Queue opened his mouth to scream and I could see the blue within like a poorly done holo special effect.†   (source)
  • If I'd helped confirm the first part of that, Queue went a long way toward reinforcing the second prejudice.†   (source)
  • Queue was halfway to the other farcaster, cutting through elaborate flower beds and kicking aside bonsai topiary.†   (source)
  • On full dispersal, I could give half the tourists in the plaza a miserable headache but Queue was already too far away to bring down.†   (source)
  • Queue got the first blow in, feinting a straight-fingered jab with his left hand and coming up and around with a swinging kick instead.†   (source)
  • Now I was wearing basic tourist garb and my imager was one of a dozen in action when Queue hurried to take his place three rows behind Johnny.†   (source)
  • It was a shame that Queue was a Lushan also; if he'd been Web-standard in physique, there would have been no contest if I caught him here.†   (source)
  • Queue was thirty meters short of the exit portal when he turned, dropped to one knee, and aimed an energy pistol.†   (source)
  • Queue seemed to stumble a half step but then made the last ten meters to the portal and dived through.†   (source)
  • Johnny and I had discussed various clever and infinitely subtle ways to trail Queue if he showed up, to follow him to his lair and spend weeks if necessary deducing his game.†   (source)
  • Johnny and Queue left together.†   (source)
  • I recognized the world of Fuji and careened down the hillside, clambering uphill again through the flower beds, following the trail of destruction Queue had left.†   (source)
  • Even from fifteen meters away I could see the shock and disbelief on the old guard's face as he staggered backward, the hilt of Queue's long knife protruding from his chest.†   (source)
  • Queue forced his head, shoulders, and right arm through the field wall, squinting in the barrage of icy particles which coated his cheeks and brow in an instant.†   (source)
  • The gentleman with the queue who was recently murdered on the Temple Excursion, was this not the same man whom you introduced as your bodyguard a week earlier?†   (source)
  • If Queue reached one of those… I broke into a full sprint, catching the other Lusian a few meters short of the hawking mat area and tackling him just below the knees.†   (source)
  • Sometime after that, Johnny farcast to TC2 and then farcast from there with one other person-possibly Queue or the Templar-to Madhya where someone tried to kill him.†   (source)
  • I could see Queue looking for me from within the lighted pathway, but the blizzard dimness worked in my favor now as I threw myself through drifts in his direction.†   (source)
  • Queue was careful in the Old Settlers" Museum, keeping Johnny in sight but checking his own back as well. i was dressed in a Zen Gnostic's meditation jumper, isolation visor and all, and I never looked their way as I circled to the museum outportal and "cast directly to God's Grove.†   (source)
  • The exit portal lay only fifteen meters away down a staircase but I saw at once that Queue had run the other way, along the main trail, toward a cluster of huts and concession stands near the edge of the isle.†   (source)
  • Like the man with the queue.†   (source)
  • The omnibus had dumped us out near the Muir Museum and people were milling around on the plaza, torn between spending ten marks for a ticket to educate themselves or going straight for the gift shop, when I walked up to Queue, gripped him by the upper arm, and said in conversational tones, "Hi.†   (source)
  • Queue was running.†   (source)
  • Queue jumped up.†   (source)
  • "A queue," I said.†   (source)
  • Queue…†   (source)
  • My guy and the queue.†   (source)
  • Queue danced backward.†   (source)
  • You'll lose your place in the queue!"†   (source)
  • "I told you I'm not on the queue."†   (source)
  • With the entire station evacuated, I didn't really expect any cabs to be in the taxi queue, and indeed the curb was empty.†   (source)
  • Most of the queue waiting to enter Duskendale were farm folk with loads of fruits and vegetables to sell.†   (source)
  • Panov assumed the air of a man annoyed with the queue, a man who would wait for the crowds to thin out before attempting to get on the escalator.†   (source)
  • His long black hair was in a queue.†   (source)
  • "First winter I remember, the snows came over my head," said a Hornwood man in the queue ahead of him.†   (source)
  • Enlisted men, as I've been informed, will be issued their tickets shortly thereafter, and it will be up to you to hold a place in the queue.†   (source)
  • Queue surprise!†   (source)
  • When he angled his head, she caught more gold, threaded through the sleek queue twisting to his shoulder blades.†   (source)
  • "I know what I saw," an old slave in a rusted iron collar was saying, as Tyrion and Penny shuffled along in the queue, "and I saw that dragon ripping off arms and legs, tearing men in half, burning them down to ash and bones.†   (source)
  • To the men in the queue, they were nothing, or less than nothing; several hours earlier I had overheard a soldier speak more warmly and humanly of the last full-course meal he remembered than the girl he'd been with the previous afternoon.†   (source)
  • The bolster cushions have been reduced, which I hadn't realized, and while she's checking the exact price, a queue begins to form behind me.†   (source)
  • The fellows in the communications and munitions areas drew lots this morning, to make things orderly and have some excitement as well by predetermining the order of the queue, and by sheer chance I took first place among my rank.†   (source)
  • And maybe a book to read on the tube … By the time I join the queue at Starbucks, I feel happier already.†   (source)
  • "OK, so imagine I'm standing in the checkout queue, minding my own business, when a sales assistant comes up to me and says, 'Why not buy this other coat instead?†   (source)
  • The queue stopped.†   (source)
  • The Dutch frontier guard at the airport just nodded and stamped it for form's sake—Peters was three or four behind him in the queue and took no interest in the formalities.†   (source)
  • We just stood there by the bus stop--like we were three people in a queue, and we didn't know each other.†   (source)
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  • The only TV show I had access to was a company-produced sitcom called Tommy Queue.   (source)
    queue = a last name
  • The mayor had on a fine wig, properly powdered and pulled back, with a curl at the end of his queue, a sable coat and matching breeches, a maroon waistcoat, and a white silk cravat tied loosely around his neck, atop his shirt.   (source)
    queue = pigtail
  • So I stayed awake as long as I could, ignoring one episode of Tommy Queue after another.   (source)
    queue = a last name
  • I selected the first episode of Tommy Queue, then unsnapped the visor and put it on.   (source)
  • It lit up, presenting me with the same choices I'd had on my first night here: a handful of training films and simulations, including the complete run of Tommy Queue episodes.   (source)
  • If anyone checked the usage logs for my entertainment center, they would show that I watched Tommy Queue every night until I fell asleep, and that once I'd worked my way through all sixteen episodes, I'd started over at the beginning.   (source)
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