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  • v. Use a flag or similar kind of signal to get someone's attention.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • v. signal to stop


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  • There were no directional signs, no habitations where he might inquire, no motorists to flag down for help, no turn-outs where he could pull over in an effort to get his bearings and collect his wits.

    The Cat Who Moved A Mountain

  • I threw her arm around my neck, and we three-legged-raced our way to the corner and raised our hands to flag down a cab of our own.

    Miss Misery


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