flag down

phr verb
Flag down is used with these nouns as the object: ↑cab, ↑taxi

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  • flag down — (someone/something) to signal someone or something to stop by waving. A police officer flagged us down to check our vehicle registration and date of inspection …   New idioms dictionary

  • flag down — verb signal to stop Let s flag down a cab it s starting to rain The policeman flagged down our car • Hypernyms: ↑stop • Verb Frames: Somebody s something Somebody s somebody * * * f …   Useful english dictionary

  • flag down — phrasal verb [transitive] Word forms flag down : present tense I/you/we/they flag down he/she/it flags down present participle flagging down past tense flagged down past participle flagged down to wave at the driver of a car so that they stop… …   English dictionary

  • flag down — PHRASAL VERB If you flag down a vehicle, especially a taxi, you wave at it as a signal for the driver to stop. [V P n (not pron)] They flagged down a passing family who stopped to help them... [V n P] Marlette was already out of the door,… …   English dictionary

  • flag down — {v.}, {informal} To stop by waving a signal flag or as if waving a signal flag. * /The signalman flagged down the freight train./ * /A policeman flagged down the car with his flashlight./ …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • flag down — {v.}, {informal} To stop by waving a signal flag or as if waving a signal flag. * /The signalman flagged down the freight train./ * /A policeman flagged down the car with his flashlight./ …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • flag\ down — v informal To stop by waving a signal flag or as if waving a signal flag. The signalman flagged down the freight train. A policeman flagged down the car with his flashlight …   Словарь американских идиом

  • flag down — verb Use a flag or similar kind of signal to get someones attention. If you want a taxi in Central London, youll have to stand in the road and flag one down …   Wiktionary

  • flag down — we had no luck flagging down a cab Syn: hail, wave down, signal to stop, stop, halt …   Thesaurus of popular words

  • flag down — signal someone to stop …   English contemporary dictionary


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