Meaning of TAXI in English

TAXI

noun

ADJECTIVE

▪ air , water

a water ~ heading for Venice

VERB + TAXI

▪ take

I took a ~ back home.

▪ book (sb) ( esp. BrE ), call (sb) , get (sb) , order (sb) , phone for ( esp. BrE )

I'll get my secretary to call you a ~.

▪ find

We had some difficulty finding a ~.

▪ catch , flag , flag down , grab ( informal , esp. AmE ), hail

We caught a ~ to the airport.

▪ get into , get out of

▪ drive

▪ pay for

▪ share

▪ hire ( esp. BrE )

We hired a ~ for the day and went all over the island.

TAXI + NOUN

▪ cab

▪ company , firm ( BrE )

▪ ride

▪ service

▪ fare

▪ driver

▪ rank ( BrE ), stand ( AmE )

PHRASES

▪ by ~

a five-minute trip by ~

I prefer to travel by ~.

Oxford Collocations English Dictionary.      Оксфордский английский словарь словосочетаний .