Instead, he settles with “oops” after failing to find the answer in his cue cards.
As if on cue, the buzzing of helicopters filled the sky—the president had officially arrived in Ramallah.
On the first day of the march, they went to several schools and gave students the cue to leave.
cue the news stories pegged to the scary number or the blistering anti-Obama ad from the Republican party.
Anna Brand on why ABC should take her cue and just end the series already.
The cue of the Chinaman is equally as acceptable as hairs from the mane of the English lion.
Unlike the rest of the people, they neither shaved nor wore the cue.
The withdrawal of the outlaws was the cue for absurd activity on the part of the train crew.
I gave one final glance at the Governor's wife and read my cue.
"George Washin'ton, I aimed to say," triumphantly screamed the little boy, who had received his cue.
"stage direction," 1550s, from Q, which was used 16c., 17c. in stage plays to indicate actors' entrances, probably as an abbreviation of Latin quando "when" (see quandary) or a similar Latin adverb. Shakespeare has it as both Q and cue.
"billiard stick," 1749, variant of queue (n.). Cue ball first recorded 1881.
1928, from cue (n.1). Related: Cued, cueing.