- [C]尾白,提示 (especially in a play) a word, phrase, or action that is the signal for the next person to speak or act
- [C]暗示,暗号,指示 an action, event, etc.that provides a signal for sth to be done or a standard that can be copied
- vt. 向…发出指示信号 give a sign to be ready to do sth
an actor's line that immediately precedes and serves as a reminder for some action or speech
evidence that helps to solve a problem
a stimulus that provides information about what to do
sports implement consisting of a tapering rod used to strike a cue ball in pool or billiards
assist (somebody acting or reciting) by suggesting the next words of something forgotten or imperfectly learned
- When I nod my head, that's your cue to interrupt the meeting.
- The actor picked up his cue with effect.
- The horses reacted as if on cue.
- Can you cue me when you want me to begin speaking?
- I'll cue you in by nodding my head.
- The actor missed his cue and came onto the stage late.
- I wasn't sure what to do, so I took my cue from the person sitting next to me.
- The fall in interest rates may be a cue for an upturn in consumer spending.
- When she coughs, it's my cue to come onto the stage.
- Follow my cue.
- The studio manager will cue you in when it's your turn to sing.
- on cue
就在这个时候 at exactly the appropriate or expected moment
An actor who dries up on the crucial cue for which the scene is waiting.出自： M. Renault
Cued by my mention of some of the great names, he went off into a bout of marvellous total recall.出自： A. Cooke