Definition of take a/one's cue from
- Take a cue from the experts and get your taxes done early this year.
- We should take our cue from their example.
: to get into one's hands or into one's possession, power, or control: such as
: to seize or capture physically
: to get possession of (fish or game) by killing or capturing
: a distinct or personal point of view, outlook, or assessment
: an act or the action of taking: such as
: the uninterrupted photographing or televising of a scene
: the letter q
: a signal (such as a word, phrase, or bit of stage business) to a performer to begin a specific speech or action
: something serving a comparable purpose : hint
: a feature indicating the nature of something perceived
: to give a cue to : prompt
: to insert into a continuous performance
: a leather-tipped tapering rod for striking the cue ball (as in billiards and pool)
: a long-handled instrument with a concave head for shoving disks in shuffleboard
: to strike with a cue
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