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jump the queue

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishjump the queuejump the queueBritish EnglishWAIT to go in front of others who are already waiting in a line – used to show disapproval queue-jumping jump
Examples from the Corpus
jump the queueMy official uniform meant that we could jump the queue.While ordinary citizens had to wait months to get hospital treatment, government officials were able to jump the queue.Rayleen helped too, or rather her uniform did, giving us a pseudo-official status which meant we could jump the queue.We can not jump the queue.Why not save money - and jump the queue today.
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