cue noun

VERB + CUE wait for | take Her husband took his cue, and said that it was time for them to leave. | miss | give sb She had not yet been given the cue to go on to the stage.

PREP. on ~ I can't just cry on cue! | ~ for This was the cue for him to come into the room.

PHRASES right on cue Ella came in right on cue, just as they were being rude about her. | take your cue from sb/sth They all took their cue from their leader.