Instead, they pay attention to signals and cues about what matters most to a president.
Television and film are enormously influential in our culture, particularly for the cues they send about health and sexuality.
On Friday morning, take some cues from around the world—if you can stomach it.
If not, your teenage daughters are taking their cues from Bristol Palin and Jamie Lynn Spears.
Jay Z should perhaps take some cues from his wife, Beyoncé, who has just done the exact opposite with great éclat.
Not so to me—I looked beyond; but I worked hard and took my cues from the pretty cashier, who grew more friendly every day.
I knew nothing of all this, and wondered who was to give me the cues for Agns.
Whether this gay party of pleasure also carried off any treasures from cues is not recorded.
I looked round for my partner who was to give me my cues, and together we made our entry.
Sent her a note that I was understudying a man named Carter and to mind to pick up her cues.
"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.