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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As xooox works anywhere in the country -- including rural communities and the towns and cities where other apps aren't licensed or viable -- everyone can now use the latest in search technology to hail a cab.
The percentage of people who hail a cab in the street or call taxi companies is falling in Taiwan.
With reports of Hackney carriage fares on the rise up and down the country, you might expect that the capital would come with predictably pricey fares, but London is the fifth most expensive city to hail a cab, with an average cost per mile of PS2.99.
The mobile app allows people to virtually hail a cab with just a few taps on their smartphone.
The Inquirer's office security note down not just the plate number of a taxi, but also its driver's name when they hail a cab for an employee as a precaution since a number of Inquirer staff had been held up in cabs.
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.
The Easy Taxi app lets you use your smartphone to hail a cab in Cairo
Generally, these companies hope to simplify the experience for riders by allowing them to digitally hail a cab to their location, set the fare before the ride starts, pay by credit card input into their phone, and rate their overall experience--all by app.
"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.
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.
Scott Poll 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.
"If visitors to Belfast are used to a service where they can hail a cab in the street then it is good that we can offer that same service here."