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cue
British English: /kjuː/
American English: /kju/

Translation of cue in French:

noun

  • 1 [literal] (Theatre) (line)
    (action) signal (m)
    (Music)
    signal (m) d'entrée
    (Television, Radio, Cinema)
    signal (m)
    on cue
    (after word) après la réplique
    (after action) après le signal
    to come in on cue
    (instrument)
    faire son entrée au signal
    to give somebody the cue to enter
    donner la réplique à quelqu'un afin qu'il/elle fasse son entrée
  • 2 [figurative] (signal) to be somebody's cue to do
    être le signal pour que quelqu'un fasse
    to take one's cue from somebody
    faire comme quelqu'un
    as if on cue [ironic]
    comme par hasard
    right on cue
    à ce moment précis
    (that's a) cue for a song!
    le moment est venu pour une chanson
  • 3 (Sport)
    queue (f) de billard

transitive verb

Phrasal verbs

cue in

cue [somebody] in, cue in [somebody] (Television, Cinema, Radio)
donner le signal à

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