Cab in a sentence

The word "cab" in a example sentences. Learn the definition of cab and how to use it in a sentence.

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Definition of Cab

  • A kind of close carriage with two or four wheels, usually a public vehicle.
  • The covered part of a locomotive, in which the engineer has his station.
  • A Hebrew dry measure, containing a little over two (2.37) pints.
  • a car driven by a person whose job is to take passengers where they want to go in exchange for money
  • small two-wheeled horse-drawn carriage; with two seats and a folding hood
  • a compartment at the front of a motor vehicle or locomotive where driver sits
  • ride in a taxicab

How to use cab in a sentence. Cab pronunciation.

The idea struck me in the train, as I was going up; so I took a cab from Victoria and booked the places first thing.
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The answer to Louise's letter of remonstrance came in the form of Mrs. Higgins herself Shortly before luncheon that lady drove up to "Runnymede" in a cab, and her daughter, who had just returned from a walk, was startled to hear of the arrival.
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The milliner, much astonished that she was not put rudely out of the door, hastened to retire; but when she reached the last step of the stairs leading to the apartments of her Majesty the Empress, she encountered an agent of the police, who requested her as politely as possible to enter a cab which awaited her in the Court of the Carrousel.
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But you'll often find there's a worthless wife at the bottom of it, -worrying and nagging because she has a smaller house than some other woman, because she can't get silks and furs, and wants to ride in a cab instead of an omnibus.
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At Camberwell Green they mingled with a confused rush of hilarious crowds, amid a clattering of cabs and omnibuses, a jingling of tram-car bells.
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This did not, however, modify her contempt of Samuel Barmby; it seemed never to have occurred to him that the rough-and-tumble might be avoided, and time gained, by the simple expedient of taking a cab.
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After the mid-day meal, having heard from Mary that his father was no worse, he left home without remark to any one, and from Camberwell Green took a cab to Trafalgar Square.
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She became flurried, lost her head, stood still amid a tumult of omnibuses, cabs and carts; but a hand grasped her by the arm, and led her safely to the opposite pavement.
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When he was able to get speech with Fanny, he tried to persuade her to go with him all the way home to Camberwell in a cab.
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For the criminals of finance, who devastate a thousand homes, Miss French had no small admiration; crimes such as the present were mean and dirty. Ada reappeared, hurriedly clad for going forth; but no one had fetched a cab.
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Please to blow the whistle at the door, or get a cab somehow.
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After a lapse of some ten minutes two cabs rattled up to the door from opposite directions, each driver lashing his horse to gain the advantage.
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Presently her shouts were mingled with piercing shrieks; they came from the would-be-suicide, who, restored to consciousness, was being carried down for removal in the cab.
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It was not long before they met with a vacant cab.
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She then felt well enough to rise, and after refreshment betook herself by cab to the offices of Messrs Ducker, Blunt & Co., manufacturers of disinfectants, where she conversed with one of the partners, and learnt that her husband had telegraphed his intention to be absent for a day or two.
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Summoning the first empty cab, she gave an address known to her only by hearsay, that of the South London Fashionable Dress Supply Association, and was driven thither in about a quarter of an hour.
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Another cab conveyed her to Brixton, and set her down before a block of recently built flats.
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Horace, having shouted a direction to the driver, entered the cab.
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And the cab clattered away, sending spurts of mud on to Nancy's waterproof.
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A cab was sent for to convey him to the railway station.
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Examples of Cab

Example #1
Third row from the front, dress circle; the best I could do.
Example #2
Yes, they could go; it was very kind of Miss Derrick; but- 'That's all right, it'll be jolly.
Example #3
I've promised to have you back by this afternoon.
Example #4
There you are; people of that class bring infection into the house.
Example #5
In vain she protested that she much preferred walking; the agent, who had received precise instructions, seized her arm in such a manner as to prevent all reply, and she was obliged to obey, and to take in this unpleasant company the road to Bicetre.
Example #6
She was one of the very persons whom the Emperor had expressly forbidden to enter the palace; and he did not anticipate finding her there.