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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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
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.
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.
If you've seen Bring in 'Da Noise, Bring in 'Da Funk, you know the bit in which a young black student, then a well-dressed man in a business suit, and finally a soldier in uniform try unsuccessfully to hail a cab.
Chicagoans can quickly and easily hail a cab from the comfort of their home, office or restaurant.
VISITORS to Liverpool can look forward to a cultural conversation next time they hail a cab in the city.
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.