One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
1‘there was a queue of people waiting for the bus’
line, row, column, file, chain, string, stream
procession, train, succession, progression, cavalcade, sequence, series
waiting list, reserve list
North American breadline, wait list, backup, waiting line
British informal crocodile
2‘he was sitting in a taxi, stuck in a queue along Knightsbridge’
traffic jam, jam, tailback, line, stream, gridlock
informal snarl-up, traffic snarl
1‘we queued for ice creams’
line up, stand in a queue, form a queue, queue up, wait in line, form a line, form lines, get into columns, get into rows, fall in, file, move in line, walk in line
British informal form a crocodile
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