Hire a cab

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Definition

to hire a taxi, a cab (UK): to take, to rent, to use a taxi
idiom
In American English, 'to hire' isn't used to describe 'taking a taxi', and 'rent' is used in place of 'hire' to describe paying for the temporary use of something, like a car.

to hire (an employee): to take on, to employ, to appoint, to enlist, to sign up (an employee)
verb

Examples

  • "Let's hire a cab and get out of here."

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