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A person is waiting outside a shop in a queue(a very famous shop) get the famous shop to get the world famous sweets. So he says:

1.They shouldn't run out of sweets before I'm up.

2.They shouldn't run out of sweets before it's my turn.

What sounds better option 2 or option 2?

And what about other contexts:

I'm up next.
It's my turn next.

When am I up?(or when are you up?)
When is it my turn?(or when is it your turn?)

It's your turn.
You're up now.

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You use the word queue so I imagine you are asking about British English, not American - they would say line.

Normally we say, "I'm up next" to refer to a formal performance or hearing.

Examples

He is up next before the judge on a charge of theft.

She is up next in the auditions for the new musical.

John is up next to receive his graduation certificate.


When you are talking about a queue you should always say, it's my turn.

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  • And what about these sentences: 1.They shouldn't run out of sweets before I'm up. 2.They shouldn't run out of sweets before it's my turn. Mar 3 '19 at 15:19
  • Can you please help me? @chasly from UK Mar 3 '19 at 16:14
  • The answer appears to address that - you just have to apply what it says to your question.
    – SamBC
    Mar 3 '19 at 18:39

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