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It prepares them for adulthood, when there are fewer cues to self-advocate.

This might make them more likely to notice the differences between new and familiar toys, and to attend to the verbal cue associated with them.

Strenger, a client support specialist, later told me the companies’ co-founders took their aesthetic cues from Pokémon.

From Quartz

Cumulatively, the report notes, human-produced noise can mask “environmental cues indicating the presence of prey and predators, resulting in loss of social cohesion, missed opportunities for feeding, or failure to avoid a predator.”

From Time

In the hands of a stronger writer, Malcolm & Marie could have taken its cues from great theater two-handers, duets designed to showcase their actors.

From Vox

Cue heartbroken Galavant engorging himself on booze and mutton back home.

The blast was a stupefying white flash followed by a body-shaking howl, and it was the cue for a maelstrom of metallic shrieks.

She did not weep on cue in public when Monteith died, or seek sympathy.

Affleck, as if on cue, challenged Harris: “Are you the person who understands the officially codified doctrine of Islam?”

Cue a series of shots of these veteran actors dusting off their best revenge faces.

"This organized conspiracy on your part," the capstan gurgled, taking his cue from the mast.

Eliza, glancing at Miss Prall, took her cue and looked disdainful of the whole affair.

Next came Coronado, as happy as a disappointed burglar whose cue it is to congratulate the rescuing policeman.

He has quite a clerical look, and, if he hadn't, his voice would give the cue to his profession.

Others of the conspirators, however, took Fislar's bold cue and stoutly corroborated him.


On this page you'll find 69 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to cue, such as: clue, hint, suggestion, catchword, idea, and indication.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.