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Chinese (Traditional) translation of “cue”

cue

noun [C] (SIGNAL)
信號
 
 
/kjuː/
a word or action in a play or film, which is used as a signal by a performer to begin saying or doing something
(戲劇或電影中用來暗示演員開始說或做某事的)尾白,提示
Casting, roles and scripts
a signal for someone to do something
暗示;信號
[+ to infinitive] They started washing up, so that was our cue to leave the party.
他們開始洗刷碗碟了,這就是暗示我們該離開派對了。
Signs, signals and symbolsSpecific signs and symbols
on cue If something happens on cue, it happens just after someone has said or thought it would happen
恰恰在這時,正好在此時
I was just wondering where Sarah was, when, right on cue, she came in.
我正奇怪薩拉去哪了,恰在這時,她就進來了。
At the right timePlanning, expecting and arrangingPlotting and trapping
take your cue from sb to take notice of someone's words or behaviour so that you know what you should do
照(某人)的樣子做;模仿(某人);仿效(某人)
She watched his lips carefully and took her cue from him.
她緊盯著他的嘴唇,照他的吩咐行事。
Paying attention and being carefulCautious and vigilant
(Definition of cue noun (SIGNAL) from the Cambridge English-Chinese (Traditional) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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