THE DAUGHTER. Well, haven't you got a cab? FREDDY. There's not one to be had for love or money. THE MOTHER. Oh, Freddy, there must be one. You can't have tried. THE DAUGHTER. It's too tiresome. Do you expect us to go and get one ourselves? (14-15)

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In this setting and instance, the man (Freddy) is expected to provide or retain transport for the women in the family. Upper class women do not hail their own cabs, they expect to be waited on.