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score off

  

      vb   intr, prep   to gain an advantage at someone else's expense  
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score  
      n  
1    an evaluative usually numerical record of a competitive game or match  
2    the total number of points made by a side or individual in a game or match  
3    the act of scoring, esp. a point or points  
4    the score  
Informal   the actual situation; the true facts  
to know the score     
5      (U.S. and Canadian)   the result of a test or exam  
6    a group or set of twenty  
three score years and ten     
7    usually pl; foll by: of   a great number; lots  
I have scores of things to do     
8      (Music)  
a    the written or printed form of a composition in which the instrumental or vocal parts appear on separate staves vertically arranged on large pages (full score) or in a condensed version, usually for piano (short score) or voices and piano (vocal score)  
b    the incidental music for a film or play  
c    the songs, music, etc., for a stage or film musical  
9    a mark or notch, esp. one made in keeping a tally  
10    an account of amounts due  
11    an amount recorded as due  
12    a reason or account  
the book was rejected on the score of length     
13    a grievance  
14   
a    a line marking a division or boundary  
b    (as modifier)  
score line     
15    Informal   the victim of a theft or swindle  
16      (Dancing)   notation indicating a dancer's moves  
17    over the score  
Informal   excessive; unfair  
18    settle or pay off a score  
a    to avenge a wrong  
b    to repay a debt  
      vb  
19    to gain (a point or points) in a game or contest  
20    tr   to make a total score of  
to score twelve     
21    to keep a record of the score (of)  
22    tr   to be worth (a certain amount) in a game  
23    tr     (U.S. and Canadian)   to evaluate (a test or exam) numerically; mark  
24    tr   to record by making notches in  
25    to make (cuts, lines, etc.) in or on  
26    intr  
Slang   to obtain something desired, esp. to purchase an illegal drug  
27    intr  
Slang   (of a man) to be successful in seducing a person  
28    tr  
a    to set or arrange (a piece of music) for specific instruments or voices  
b    to write the music for (a film, play, etc.)  
29    to achieve (success or an advantage)  
your idea really scored with the boss     
30    tr     (Chiefly U.S. and Canadian)   to criticize harshly; berate  
31    to accumulate or keep a record of (a debt)  
     (Old English scora; related to Old Norse skor notch, tally, twenty)  
  scorer      n  


apgar score   , rating  
      n   a system for determining the condition of an infant at birth by allotting a maximum of 2 points to each of the following: heart rate, breathing effort, muscle tone, response to stimulation, and colour  
     (C20: named after V. Apgar (1909--74), US anaesthetist)  
full score  
      n   the entire score of a musical composition, showing each part separately  
score draw  
      n   (esp. in football) a result of a match in which both sides have scored an equal number of goals  
score off  
      vb   intr, prep   to gain an advantage at someone else's expense  
score out  
      vb   tr, adv   to delete or cancel by marking through with a line or lines; cross out  
standard scratch score  
      n     (Golf)   the number of strokes a scratch player would need to go round a particular course, based on the length of each hole to the green and allowing 36 putts for the round  
vocal score  
      n   a musical score that shows voice parts in full and orchestral parts in the form of a piano transcription  

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score off

  
  
be one up on     (informal)   get the better of, have the laugh on, humiliate, make a fool of, make (someone) look silly, worst  

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score  
      n  
1    grade, mark, outcome, points, record, result, total  
2    the score        (informal)   the facts, the lie of the land, the reality, the setup     (informal)   the situation, the truth  
3    a flock, a great number, an army, a throng, crowds, droves, hosts, hundreds, legions, lots, masses, millions, multitudes, myriads, swarms, very many  
4    account, basis, cause, ground, grounds, reason  
5    a bone to pick, grievance, grudge, injury, injustice, wrong  
6    pay off old scores      avenge, get even with     (informal)   get one's own back     (informal)   give an eye for an eye, give like for like or tit for tat, give (someone) a taste of his own medicine, hit back, pay (someone) back (in his own coin), repay, requite, retaliate  
7    account, amount due, bill, charge, debt, obligation, reckoning, tab     (U.S. informal)   tally, total  
      vb  
8    achieve, amass, chalk up     (informal)   gain, make, notch up     (informal)   win  
9    count, keep a tally of, keep count, record, register, tally  
10    crosshatch, cut, deface, gouge, graze, indent, mar, mark, nick, notch, scrape, scratch, slash  
11      (with)       out or through   cancel, cross out, delete, obliterate, put a line through, strike out  
12      (Music)   adapt, arrange, orchestrate, set  
13    gain an advantage, go down well with (someone), impress, make a hit     (informal)   make an impact or impression, make a point, put oneself across, triumph  


score off     
be one up on     (informal)   get the better of, have the laugh on, humiliate, make a fool of, make (someone) look silly, worst  

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exp.
telling someone to fight you."do sth !"
[Slang]
v.
wave hand as a sign of rejection, disapproval or lack of interest
v.
to depend on something or on someone to cover the basic expenses
E.g.: He lived off the money he inherited from his father while he had been working as a volunteer.
exp.
expression meaning that a situation is no longer certain or predictable and that anything can happen
originating from horse racing where "all bets are off" indicated that bets already made were null due to various unpredicted factors
exp.
live without being connected to one of more public utilities (such as water, electric power)
exp.
laughing my fucking ass off
[Slang];[Arg.]
exp.
mislead someone; deliberately provide wrong information to forbid someone from knowing the truth
E.g.: They are no longer in town, but hey left their car in front of the house just to put everybody off the scent.
exp.
get well with someone from the very beginning of the relationship
used when referring to romantic relationship, but also in a larger meaning: He hit it off with his teacher; he will continue taking classes with her.
id.
to attempt or take on a task that is way to big and beyond one's capability
I wonder if that craftsman will be able to fulfil the three commitments he took on at the same time; in my opinion he bites off more than he can chew!
v.
make an obscene and offensive gesture at someone by closing one's fist and extending one's middle finger upwards, interpreted as"Sod off!"; [US] flip (sb) off / flip (sb) the bird
Ex.: he has an unfortunate tendency and somewhat dangerous habit of giving the finger to motorists who cut in front of him.
exp.
go away idiot, fool ; leave me alone idiot, fool ; fuck you idiot, fool ; fuck off idiot, fool.
[Slang];[Vulg.]
v.
talk incessantly ; be very talkative/voluble ; be a chatterbox
[UK] [informal] Ex: When it comes to Pink Floyd, his all-time favorite band, he can talk the hind legs off a donkey!
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