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flag sth/sb down

phrasal verb with flag uk   us   /flæɡ/ verb (-gg-)
to ​cause a ​vehicle to ​stop by ​waving at ​itsdriver: I ​managed to ​flag down a ​passingpolicecar.
(Definition of flag sth/sb down from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “flag sth/sb down”
in Chinese (Simplified) 挥手示意(某人)停车…
in Chinese (Traditional) 揮手示意(某人)停車…
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