Idioms about cue
- to fail to respond to a cue.
- Informal. to miss the point: You could tell by his expression that he had missed a cue.
Origin of cue1
WORDS THAT MAY BE CONFUSED WITH cuecue , queue
Other definitions for cue (2 of 3)
Other definitions for cue (3 of 3)
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How to use cue in a sentence
The first is that the brain’s reward system — the one that feels good when we do something we like — becomes less sensitive to food cues.Warning! Junk foods can harm a teen’s brain|Sharon Oosthoek|November 19, 2020|Science News For Students
Like humans in a VR game, their brains processed the virtual environment—a single path with houses, blocks, and other visual cues—like a real-world road.How Do We Remember Places? This Study Used Lasers and VR to Point the Way|Shelly Fan|November 10, 2020|Singularity Hub
And, on cue, the Europe Stoxx 600 Banks index is up more than 3% in early morning trade again this morning.Value stocks in, growth stocks out—has the mighty 2020 bull market rally hit an inflection point?|Bernhard Warner|November 10, 2020|Fortune
But, more importantly, the subtle feedback gives you ambient cues about what you should be feeling and experiencing.Video games feel different on the PlayStation 5 and that’s a good thing|Stan Horaczek|November 9, 2020|Popular-Science
Right on cue, the $SPX has rebounded from the Oct slide in order to maintain the remarkable parallel with the 2009 roadmap.November is historically the best month for investors in an election year. Will 2020 be different?|Anne Sraders|November 3, 2020|Fortune
Maps, frequently based on slender suppositions, were cued up.Who Gagged the Search for MH370?|Clive Irving|June 22, 2014|DAILY BEAST
The disc jockey mumbled a few words, then played whatever record was cued up on his turntable.I Reported John Lennon's Death|Steve North|December 7, 2010|DAILY BEAST
Memories of post-Katrina revulsion at incompetence were cued up.No More Mr. Eloquent|Simon Schama|January 20, 2009|DAILY BEAST
He certainly cued in wrong and found the sight shocking to his Plymouth Rock proprieties.
His dark eyes and his pensive expression were none the less effective for the white powder on his cued hair.The Continental Dragoon|Robert Neilson Stephens
"I am the slave of the girl Dor-oth-y, who res-cued me from pris-on," replied the machine.Ozma of Oz|L. Frank Baum
British Dictionary definitions for cue (1 of 2)
- (in the theatre, films, music, etc) anything spoken or done that serves as a signal to an actor, musician, etc, to follow with specific lines or action
- on cue at the right moment