Line is the American English version of the British word “queue.” For today’s English lesson, let’s look at how to use line in everyday English conversation and writing.
Here are the example sentences. To get the details of this English lesson, you need to listen to the podcast or the check the transcript for the details:
- I was lucky because we got to the front of the line.
- Bob said he is standing in the middle of the line and it just started moving.
- The teacher told the misbehaving child to go to the end of the line.
- Even though I got there an hour early, a lot of people were on line.
- I was in line at the bank for twenty minutes this morning.
- Excuse me, are you on line?
- Even though I got there an hour early, a lot of people were waiting on line.
- I was waiting in line at the bank for twenty minutes this morning.
- Excuse me, are you waiting on line?
- I got on line and started talking to the guy standing in front of me.
- If you want to renew your driver’s license, please get in line at Window 4.
- There is no shortcut to enter the theater. You just need to get on line.
- I heard people started lining up at noon!
- The teacher told the children to line up next to the classroom door.
- All first class passengers may now line up at Gate 5.
- I think it is rude to cut the line.
- I hate it when people cut the line of the escalator at the train station.
- If you cut the line you will be sent to the back of the line.
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