Here is the difference: Cue: hint (I enjoy using it as 'taking cue from');. Queue: line , row. Que: It is not English word. It is short form of Quebec. 01 S: yo les digo es que también nosotros merecemos ese respeto/ 02 y gracias a a alguna: pues externar lo que uno sabe/ 11 lo que uno piensa/ In line 03. Batman: The Ride at Six Flags Fiesta Texas queue line walk through. - Duration: Coaster City 1, views. I was waiting in the bus queue when two men pushed in in front of me. It is a shibboleth. Teacher I Am says: Very similar to what Gwan said. Comments Barbara R Saunders says: Translation of queue for Spanish speakers Britannica English: Both these homophones are often used with up — cue up meaning prepare [something] to start on cue , and queue up meaning get in line. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. A substitute, in this context, is an alternative activity the queuer can participate in rather than standing in line. What is the origin of 'sleep tight'? Now I have heard of a "waiting room" and a "waiting list". In general, you queue if you're British and you line up if you're American. We say 'get on line', 'wait in line', 'don't cut the line', 'line up', 'what a long line!