On the list of world problems, the difficulties of Paris taxi riders may seem to rank low.
The convoluted and often chaotic tangle of the taxi system was an attractive project to tackle.
The DC government has proposed yet another round of taxi rules which promise to make life hard for Uber.
There were two cars, so the camera sees one taxi go under the bridge, then it pans and sees another car drive up to the station.
Lane discovers a lost wallet in the back of a taxi; inside, is a photograph of a young woman with a girlish “XXOO” inscription.
She took a taxi from the stand opposite Kitson's hotel, and Kelson took one, too.
He had collapsed on the cushions of the taxi, and remained motionless.
He was furtively intent upon a gray limousine car, with several men in it, which had followed the taxi along the street.
The trio got into a waiting car and Haggerty trailed them in a taxi.
I realized they must have made a mistake, and you'd come here, and I called for a taxi and came out here.
1907, shortening of taximeter cab (introduced in London in March 1907), from taximeter "automatic meter to record the distance and fare" (1898), from French taximètre, from German Taxameter (1890), coined from Medieval Latin taxa "tax, charge." An earlier English form was taxameter (1894), used in horse-drawn cabs. Taxi dancer "woman whose services may be hired at a dance hall" is recorded from 1930. Taxi squad in U.S. football is 1966, from a former Cleveland Browns owner who gave his reserves jobs with his taxicab company to keep them paid and available ["Dictionary of American Slang"], but other explanations (short-term hire or shuttling back and forth from the main team) seem possible.
1911, from earlier slang use of taxi (n.) for "aircraft." Related: Taxied; taxiing.
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