jump the queue

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jump the queue (third-person singular simple present jumps the queue, present participle jumping the queue, simple past and past participle jumped the queue)

  1. to move into a queue ahead of others who have been waiting longer or that have a higher priority; push in
  2. (idiomatic) to desire preferential treatment, undue influence; to be impatient

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