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