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queue
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Translation of queue in English:

nom féminin

  • 6 (dans un classement) queue de classe
    bottom of the class
    ce pays est en queue des pays industrialisés
    this country is lagging behind other industrialized nations, this country is at the bottom of the league of industrialized nations
    ils arrivent en queue de peloton des grandes entreprises européennes
    they come at the bottom of the league table of European companies

Idioms

une histoire sans queue ni tête

a cock and bull story

ce film n'a ni queue ni tête

you can't make head or tail of this film

la queue basse or entre les jambes

[familier]
with one's tail between one's legs

il n'y en avait pas la queue d'un(e)

[familier]
there were none to be seen, there wasn't a trace of one

faire une queue de poisson à quelqu'un

(Automobile)
to cut in front of somebody

finir or se terminer en queue de poisson

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