Meaning of QUEUE UP in English


If you say that people are queuing up to do or have something, you mean that a lot of them want the opportunity to do it or have it. (mainly BRIT; in AM, usually use line up )

People are queueing up to work for me!...

There are a growing number of countries queueing up for membership.

PHRASAL VERB: usu cont, V P to-inf, V P for n

see also queue 3

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