queue-jump


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queue-jump

vb (intr)
1. to take a place in a queue ahead of those already queuing; push in
2. to obtain prior consideration or some other advantage out of turn or unfairly
Also: jump the queue
queue-jumper n

queue-jump


Past participle: queue-jumped
Gerund: queue-jumping

Imperative
queue-jump
queue-jump
Present
I queue-jump
you queue-jump
he/she/it queue-jumps
we queue-jump
you queue-jump
they queue-jump
Preterite
I queue-jumped
you queue-jumped
he/she/it queue-jumped
we queue-jumped
you queue-jumped
they queue-jumped
Present Continuous
I am queue-jumping
you are queue-jumping
he/she/it is queue-jumping
we are queue-jumping
you are queue-jumping
they are queue-jumping
Present Perfect
I have queue-jumped
you have queue-jumped
he/she/it has queue-jumped
we have queue-jumped
you have queue-jumped
they have queue-jumped
Past Continuous
I was queue-jumping
you were queue-jumping
he/she/it was queue-jumping
we were queue-jumping
you were queue-jumping
they were queue-jumping
Past Perfect
I had queue-jumped
you had queue-jumped
he/she/it had queue-jumped
we had queue-jumped
you had queue-jumped
they had queue-jumped
Future
I will queue-jump
you will queue-jump
he/she/it will queue-jump
we will queue-jump
you will queue-jump
they will queue-jump
Future Perfect
I will have queue-jumped
you will have queue-jumped
he/she/it will have queue-jumped
we will have queue-jumped
you will have queue-jumped
they will have queue-jumped
Future Continuous
I will be queue-jumping
you will be queue-jumping
he/she/it will be queue-jumping
we will be queue-jumping
you will be queue-jumping
they will be queue-jumping
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been queue-jumping
you have been queue-jumping
he/she/it has been queue-jumping
we have been queue-jumping
you have been queue-jumping
they have been queue-jumping
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been queue-jumping
you will have been queue-jumping
he/she/it will have been queue-jumping
we will have been queue-jumping
you will have been queue-jumping
they will have been queue-jumping
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been queue-jumping
you had been queue-jumping
he/she/it had been queue-jumping
we had been queue-jumping
you had been queue-jumping
they had been queue-jumping
Conditional
I would queue-jump
you would queue-jump
he/she/it would queue-jump
we would queue-jump
you would queue-jump
they would queue-jump
Past Conditional
I would have queue-jumped
you would have queue-jumped
he/she/it would have queue-jumped
we would have queue-jumped
you would have queue-jumped
they would have queue-jumped
Translations

queue-jump

[ˈkjuːˌdʒʌmp] VI (Brit) → colarse
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Drivers driving over the pavements and on the wrong side of the road again just to queue-jump and get over the lights that little bit quicker into the path of oncoming traffic
PC Lee Hayward of Wolverhampton police's business sector team, said: "We've seen some shocking examples of bad parking, including people blocking footpaths and forcing pedestrians, including mums with buggies, into the road, and others who queue-jump by driving in bus lanes.
Anyone wanting to queue-jump all the rides must pay pounds 80 per person - with no cut rates for children.
Dressing up positively encouraged, and the most striking outfits get to queue-jump.
It will presumably make those who queue-jump to get their operations quicker still, have to pay more than they do now.
A MAN who paid pounds 11,000 to queue-jump the NHS waiting list for a heart operation is recovering in hospital.
And Education Secretary Michael Gove is helping them queue-jump by allowing exemptions from the School Admissions' Code, designed to ensure state-funded school intakes are fair and equal for all.
Shocking cases include that of crazed Tony Virasami, 38, who was tagged when he killed shopper Kevin Tripp during a queue-jump row at Sainsbury's in Merton, South-West London, last June.
Thankfully, the idea that brats should be able to queue-jump is being challenged.
You can queue-jump by winning your place at this unique gathering.
And Education Secretary Michael Gove is helping them queue-jump by allowing exemptions from the School Admis-sions' Code, designed to ensure state-funded school intakes are fair and equal for all.
Curle, aged 41, now manager of Chester City, was with his partner, her 11-year-old daughter and the couple's one-year-old daughter when a woman in another car accused him of trying to queue-jump.