As if on cue, the buzzing of helicopters filled the sky—the president had officially arrived in Ramallah.
cue a bevy of family watchdog groups ringing in 2013 with horror and outrage.
That should have been the cue for the police to ask the question that could have changed everything.
cue the news stories pegged to the scary number or the blistering anti-Obama ad from the Republican party.
cue atrial fibrillation on my part; I'd already arranged to break my lease, and also, I'd gotten rather fond of him.
The cue of the Chinaman is equally as acceptable as hairs from the mane of the English lion.
Provost heard my "cue" on the stage, and pushed me gently forward.
The withdrawal of the outlaws was the cue for absurd activity on the part of the train crew.
She left things as they were, taking her cue from the boy in despite of her desire.
"George Washin'ton, I aimed to say," triumphantly screamed the little boy, who had received his cue.
"stage direction," 1550s, from Q, which was used 16c., 17c. in stage plays to indicate actors' entrances, probably as an abbreviation of Latin quando "when" (see quandary) or a similar Latin adverb. Shakespeare has it as both Q and cue.
"billiard stick," 1749, variant of queue (n.). Cue ball first recorded 1881.
1928, from cue (n.1). Related: Cued, cueing.