Cue / Queue: Pengertian, Contoh Kalimat, dan Soal

Pengertian dan Penggunaan Cue dan Queue

Cue dan queue merupakan homophone, dilafalkan sama namun berbeda artinya.

Noun (kata benda) cue memiliki beberapa arti antara lain “something that serves as a signal” (sesuatu yang berfungsi sebagai tanda) atau “a rod for striking the ball in billiards, pool, or snooker” (tongkat untuk mendorong bola di biliar, pool, atau snooker), sedangkan queue berarti “a line of people (or vehicles) waiting for something” (antrean orang yang sedang menunggu sesuatu).

Cue dan queue dapat pula digunakan sebagai verb (kata kerja) dengan makna masing-masing “to give a signal (= to give a cue)” (memberi tanda) atau “to strike (a ball) with a cue” (mendorong dengan cue –tongkat); dan “to wait in a line” (menunggu di dalam antrean).

cue vs. queueContoh Kalimat Cue dan Queue dan Artinya

  1. A cat’s quivering tail may be a cue that she is very pleased to see you.
    (Ekor kucing yang bergetar mungkin tanda bahwa dia sangat senang bertemu denganmu.) noun
  2. The speaker waited for the cue to start the presentation.
    (Pembicara menunggu aba-aba untuk memulai presentasi.)
  3. I was taught to cue the white ball effectively.
    (Saya diajari mendorong bola putih secara efektif.)
  4. He has been standing in the queue for over an hour to check in at the airport.
    (Dia telah berdiri dalam antrean selama lebih dari satu jam untuk check in di bandara.) noun
  5. The female visitors are queuing to use the toilet.
    (Para pengunjung wanita sedang mengantre untuk menggunakan toilet.)
  6. The students stood in a queue, waiting for their turn to enter the classroom.
    (Para siswa berdiri dalam antrian, menunggu giliran memasuki kelas.)

Contoh Soal Cue vs. Queue

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  1. It was the … for everyone to get up and grab something to eat.

    1. cue
    2. queue

    Your answer:

  2. How long do we have to … for the Table Mountain Aerial Cableway on busy days?

    1. cue
    2. queue

    Your answer:

  3. He has learned how to … break and other pool techniques.

    1. cue
    2. queue

    Your answer:

  4. Managing long … has always been a big problem for banks.

    1. cues
    2. queues

    Your answer:

  5. The idea came into her mind while she was standing in the entry … at the gate to have her boarding pass checked.

    1. cue
    2. queue

    Your answer:

  6. Players use the … to hit the white ball into the other coloured balls.

    1. cue
    2. queue

    Your answer:

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References:

  1. Cue and Queue. http://grammar.about.com/od/alightersideofwriting/a/Cue-And-Queue.htm. Accessed on September 29, 2015.
  2. Cue/Queue. https://public.wsu.edu/~brians/errors/cue.html. Accessed on September 29, 2015.
  3. Cue. http://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/cue. Accessed on September 29, 2015.
  4. Cue. http://www.oxforddictionaries.com/definition/english/cue. Accessed on September 29, 2015.
  5. Cue. http://dictionary.reference.com/browse/cue. Accessed on September 29, 2015.
  6. Queue. http://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/queue. Accessed on September 29, 2015.
  7. Queue. https://dictionary.cambridge.org/dictionary/english/queue. Accessed on September 29, 2015.

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