hail a taxi(redirected from hailing a taxi)
hail a taxi
To cause a taxi driver to stop and give one a ride. (To do so, one stands near the curb facing oncoming traffic and raises one's arm as a taxi approaches.) I hailed a taxi so I wouldn't have to lug this stuff all the way home.
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