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 receive preferential treatment.

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