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Example sentences for "cab"

Lexicographically close words:
byways; byword; byzants; caas; cabal; cabala; cabalistic; cabalistical; caball
  1. Close upon six o'clock, and an empty cab before a public-house door.

  2. And so I was obliged to have you watched for my own protection's sake, and you were seen to leave the house last night, and come back in a cab after the shop was open.

  3. There was a cab at the door of the club, and in a minute more he was spinning along Fifth Avenue, in the direction of his father's house.

  4. And when at last he left her with a cab at the door of her hotel, he protested that he had enjoyed a very delightful drive, and went away in high spirits.

  5. Jasper Harman had scarcely turned the corner of the street, before a cab drew up at the house, and Hinton came in.

  6. She had sent a message home by the coachman which would allay all immediate anxiety on her account, and she sat back in the cab by the side of the poor and sad woman with a sense of almost relief, for the present.

  7. My carriage is waiting quite near, I must go and give directions to the coachman: you can come with me: I will then get a cab and drive to see your husband.

  8. Anne, the little maid, was fluttering about; that well-laden cab had raised her spirits and her hopes.

  9. I am ever so sorry; but I must jump into a cab at once.

  10. And now, on this day of all days, she was driving in a cab by the side of Hester Wright to see her dying husband.

  11. He might have stood us a cab home," complained the latter.

  12. Jenny was not able to make a completely effective departure with cab at the door and heaped-up baggage, because her taxi back from Victoria and the payment of a week's board at Stacpole Terrace had exhausted her ready money.

  13. Soon they were driving in a hansom cab towards the railway station.

  14. There were also the guns we had captured in the garage and one found in the cab which we had chased and wrecked.

  15. I found a cab and Dillon and Garrick joined me in it.

  16. Much help I've ever got from a regular detective like Herman," remarked Garrick, phrasing my own idea of the matter, as we paid the fare of our cab a few minutes later and entered his office.

  17. Another cab swung up to the stand, just as the first two pulled away.

  18. Several bullets had struck the back of the cab and both tires were cut by them.

  19. I was still balancing the matter in my mind when a hansom cab drove up to Briony Lodge, and a gentleman sprang out.

  20. The cab and the landau with their steaming horses were in front of the door when I arrived.

  21. Hosmer came for us in a hansom, but as there were two of us he put us both into it and stepped himself into a four-wheeler, which happened to be the only other cab in the street.

  22. We got into a cab together, and away we drove to some lodgings he had taken in Gordon Square, and that was my true wedding after all those years of waiting.

  23. Well, would you please, sir, march upstairs, where we can get a cab to carry your Highness to the police-station?

  24. With this intention, I called a cab and drove out to my house at Streatham, carrying the jewel with me.

  25. My wants were few and simple, so that in less than the time stated I was in a cab with my valise, rattling away to Paddington Station.

  26. And now, Watson, this is too serious for dawdling, especially as the old man is aware that we are interesting ourselves in his affairs; so if you are ready, we shall call a cab and drive to Waterloo.

  27. I promised her on my word that I would send him home in a cab within two hours if he were indeed at the address which she had given me.

  28. I was just balancing whether I should run for it, or whether I should perch behind her landau when a cab came through the street.

  29. Sherlock Holmes was not very communicative during the long drive and lay back in the cab humming the tunes which he had heard in the afternoon.

  30. Mrs. St. Clair had fainted at the sight of the blood upon the window, and she was escorted home in a cab by the police, as her presence could be of no help to them in their investigations.

  31. The cab of the village bore her to the station over roads tearful with rain, and arrived there just as the London train came to a stop.

  32. This is a very annoying thing, Miss Pond," he began, as the cab started back along the tree-bordered road.

  33. The bride went up to change, and old Captain Price took a cab to the docks.

  34. There was already a crowd waiting massed under the care of mounted soldiers, and the cab slowed to a walk to pass through them.

  35. For such pay, the lean horses of any cab become equal to English thoroughbreds; and in three-quarters of an hour Daniel was installed in his room at the hotel, and waited with anxiety the return of the waiter.

  36. Here a cab passes; he hails it; orders the driver to take us to Vincennes.

  37. He was on the point of giving up the pursuit, when he saw a cab coming down towards him from the Madeleine, the driver fast asleep on the box.

  38. At the corner of the street, in front of the great Auction-Mart, you will see a cab standing, with a plaid handkerchief like this hanging out of the window.

  39. The cab was beyond him in a second, but in the momentary glimpse which he caught of the occupant, he recognized Royal Weldon.

  40. A cab passed, bearing a couple that sat waist-encircled devouring each other with insatiate eyes.

  41. He was out of the cab before it had fairly stopped, and breathless when he reached the desk of the clerk whose duty it was to receive and forward the letters of those who banked with the house.

  42. The cars still follow their routes, lunging and pausing like huge beetles; but much of the wheel traffic has melted, with only here and there a cab or truck between which gold-splashed umbrellas pick a hazardous way.

  43. It was when these rumors as to her lodger's identity were thickest and when Kitty's heart had begun to fear that his despondency was returning, his nightly prowls having been resumed, that a hansom cab stopped in front of her door.

  44. Thus, for the farmer's boy who hankers to sit in the cab of the locomotive that hauls the Limited there is a long hard path.

  45. The forward brakeman, who is held responsible for the front half of the train, has his headquarters in the cab of the 1847.

  46. As soon as he was settled in the cab he picked a well-thumbed copy of Carlyle's "French Revolution" out of his pocket and read it every inch of the way from Utica to Watertown.

  47. The cab made its appearance and was first opposed by the engineers, who imagined that they would be badly penned in, in case of accident.

  48. She took a cab to the Empire, and was there in excellent time.

  49. Active walkers darted dexterously to and fro over the cobblestones, occasionally turning sharply to swear at a driver whose cab had bespattered their black conventionality with clinging dirt.

  50. It tried to sit down, was hauled up by the reins, and stood trembling as the right wheel of the cab collided with the pavement edge, and the water in the gutter splashed up as if projected from a spray.

  51. Run and get a cab and take that at once to Harley Street," he said.

  52. Just as the cab was turning round Valentine leaned out over the wooden door and cried to Julian, who was just going into the house: "Give my best regards to the doctor, Julian.

  53. Then he put on his coat and hat, caught up a cab whistle, and with a breath, sent a shrill and piercing note into the night.

  54. He leant with his foot on the step of the cab to look at Valentine more closely.

  55. Between four and five that afternoon Julian hailed a cab and drove to Marylebone Road.

  56. The cab from which Julian had apparently just alighted was drawn up by the kerbstone.

  57. The aspect of his face had not been revealed before the shelter of the cab concealed him.

  58. His last appointment was at a quarter to five, then he would be free, and he said to himself that he would take a cab and drive down to Victoria Street.

  59. The cab flashed by them, and Julian read the fleeting names, until his eyes were suddenly saluted with "European Hotel.

  60. She bent over him in the rattling cab and touched his face with her lips.

  61. The direction given was sufficiently obvious, for the cabby glanced round at the doctor, lifted his whip, brought it down with a sweep over the horse's loins, and the cab disappeared down Oxford Street at a rocking gallop.

  62. He made up his mind at last to get it over and done with, and arter waiting till the cook 'ad cleaned 'imself they got a cab and drove off.

  63. The cab stopped once or twice for a little while, and then it stopped for quite a long time, and the cabman climbed down off 'is box and came to the winder agin.

  64. The cab pulled in to the curb, and the old gentleman 'ad just got hold of the door and was trying to open it when he caught sight of Sam.

  65. Expectant, therefore, she watched the one glowing cheek of Hymen, and with pleasing tremours beheld a cab of many boxes draw up by her bit of garden, and a gentleman emerge from it in the set of consulting an advertisement paper.

  66. Ripton was left in the cab at the door of my lord's residence.

  67. Mr. Beazley zealously waited upon the paternal Thompson without delay, and together making their observations from the window, they beheld a cab of many boxes, into which Ripton darted and was followed by one in groom's dress.

  68. Order a cab to be sent for, and get your hat," said Mrs. Doria.

  69. There you can cross some streets in the opposite direction and then take another cab direct for Theatre Square.

  70. The countess followed her son with her eyes, until a cab shut him out of view, and then she remained standing for some time, staring at the cab.

  71. Hire a cab to Cucumber Market," Clara said.

  72. After bidding Clara good-bye on the evening of his rescue, he had taken the first cab he came across, getting off at Cucumber Market, as directed.

  73. Prince Kropotkin had simply made a desperate break for liberty while the gates of the prison hospital in which he was confined stood open, a cab outside bearing him off to a place of safety.

  74. And then, a cab having been summoned, he led the way out.

  75. The inspector, saluting, gave the required direction, and the cab drove off.

  76. The above list will hopefully give you a few useful examples demonstrating the appropriate usage of "cab" in a variety of sentences. We hope that you will now be able to make sentences using this word.
    Other words:
    bus; hack; omnibus; stage; taxi

    Some related collocations, pairs and triplets of words:
    cabin passengers; cabinet government; cabinet maker; cabinet work