segue into (something)

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segue into (something)

To transition or lead smoothly into a new state, condition, topic, section, idea, etc. The professor used the anecdote to segue into the next portion of her lecture. The scene segues into a moving musical number between the two characters.
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segue into something

to make a smooth transition into something. (From filmmaking and broadcasting. Rhymes with egg - day.) At this point in the script, you should segue into the next scene. Don't segue here, this is where a commercial goes.
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Following a brisk tour of stunning ancient artworks, guests flocked to a giant outdoor tent where drinks segued into a live auction for which Mena Suvari and Matthew Modine got the bidding started.
In real life, Heath wasn't gay, but he was reportedly shy and an insomniac, and I identified with those attributes, which is why I segued into being a painter, where I don't have to face crowds unless I am painting at charity events.
Levy performed many solo roles during her 17 years with the Met and then segued into ballet mistress and, later, director.
The newsletter has now segued into www.gay.com, which publishes "travel guides." The homepage carries this note: "This page is sponsored by Travelocity." The website also features a Yellow Pages section, whose areas to link to include Accommodations, Travel Agents, Tour Operators, Food & Dining, Bars & Clubs, Shopping, and Events Calendar.
McCarrick then segued into a discussion of civility in public life.
The large group gathering at the Convention Centre's Hamilton Place auditorium reflected that youth with faith are just like any other youth: They danced, jumped and swayed to the beat of a rock band (which, in this case, provided religious pop-rock music), and laughed at a sleek multi-media presentation (cartoons which segued into video, drama, dance and music) about hard choices they have to make as young adults in transition to the "real world."
John Pawson's clinically austere Novy Dvur Monastery (AR April 2004) butted up to the priapic fatuousness of Future Systems; Richard Murphy's precise, Scarpa-inspired projects segued into off-the wall jokiness from Ron Arad.
She began grinding her own grain for "nutritionally superior" bread, and soon segued into selling her RAW brand dough at the Cherry Creek Farmer's Market.
Then we segued into a fit-out of a 20,000-square-foot Modell's Sporting Goods store in Riverhead, New York.
Touch of Evil segued into "Moon River" from Breakfast at Tiffany's, evoking screen images that ranged from Orson Welles's nightmare of corruption to Holly Golightly's candy-coloured Manhattan.
He ended his near two-hour set with a rousing version of Down In The Bunker, segued into The Who's My Generation and a little of the Beatles' I'm Only Sleeping.
These segued into an impressive group of nearly "minimalist" earth and pavement abstractions, the "Texturologies" and "Materiologies" of 1957-60, which laid out a strong suit for Dubuffet as a cosmic reductivist on a par with Pollock and for abstraction as a kind of ground zero from which Dubuffet rebounded with his teeming '60s depictions of the city.
In 1998, McPherson signed on at Epic Records as senior vice president of Urban Music, which, in June 2000, segued into his current dual position.
When the mines closed and business dried up, Jackson changed with the times and segued into making glass pulpits and communion tables.
However they might have started, the counterculture's '60s ended on a sour note, as "All You Need Is Love" segued into "Gimme Shelter." Martin Luther King's integrationist plea of non-violent resistance was discarded, even before his death, in favor of the armed insurrection of the Black Panthers; the "child of man" conceived at Woodstock was delivered stillborn at Altamont four months later; Students for a Democratic Society transmogrified into the bomb-throwing Weather Underground; the anti-draft movement turned virulently anti-American and uncritically embraced North Vietnam as a model society; in a past-as-prologue moment, Charles Manson was hailed as a pop-culture icon for offing rich "pigs."