hail a cab

hail a cab

 and hail a taxi
to signal to a taxi that you want to be picked up. See if you can hail a cab. I don't want to walk home in the rain.
See also: hail
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All you have to do is tap your ZabCab app to hail a cab, then snap a selfie in a cab (alone or with your friends), and post your pics on social media with #ShareYouFare @ZabCab.
Customers Embrace Quick, Convenient Option to Hail a Cab
The Verge's repeated attempts to hail a cab over the last week resulted in the message, "We're sorry, no TAXIs are available right now.
But though he also dragged on a cigarette in a holder trying to hail a cab, a fare maiden he clearly wasn't.
VISITORS to Liverpool can look forward to a cultural conversation next time they hail a cab in the city.
Scott Poll was with two friends as they tried to hail a cab after a night out, Wolverhampton Crown Court was told.
Sandwich bar worker Scott Poll, 17, was with two friends as they tried to hail a cab after a night out, Wolverhampton Crown Court was told.
She said she walked to the corner of New Jersey and Independence avenues Southwest to hail a cab to take her to Georgetown.
Amidst the gloom, however, Mr Pickering announced some good news about a revolutionary new method of enabling mobile-phone users to use technology to hail a cab.
Chicagoans can quickly and easily hail a cab from the comfort of their home, office or restaurant.
If you're like a lot of Los Angeles consumers over the next few months, and you find yourself unable or hesitant to drive, you might be more willing than ever to just hail a cab.
PETER CROUCH had to hail a cab to keep himself on the road to Euro 2008 after his car was stolen.
Imagine that you could literally put your hand out, just like in any major city, and hail a cab,'' said Hal Bastian, vice president and director of economic development for the Downtown Center Improvement District.
Police are appealing for two women who tried to hail a cab, after it hit a p e n s i o n e r i n Birmingham.
The victim had been for a night out at the Gate complex in Newcastle, and was trying to hail a cab at the rank outside with a male friend.