score points

score points

to do something that will make people like you I don't think you'll score any points with your clients if you don't return their calls. Some reporters are so unpopular that politicians can score points by attacking them.
See also: point, score
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The 123racing product, which is based on a Pick 6 format, allows bettors to score points based on the placing of horses over six races, with the highest number of points winning, combines elements of real-money pari-mutuel pool betting with fantasy sports components for horseracing.
Max Verstappen has become the Max Verstappen has become the youngest driver to ever score points in youngest driver to ever score points in F1 aged just 17 years and 180 days.
Force India drivers feel it'll be tough to score points in home race
It makes me even more driven to help them score points, and no, I'm not thinking 'have I made the right decision?
30pm today if you want to score points from day one of the competition.
Georgi Barbarovski comments for Vreme that Athens' "extreme attitude" is a perfect chance for Macedonian authorities to score points in two fields--to show the western world the true intentions of its southern neighbor and to try and homogenize our society by remaining active in the process.
Capped 14 times by New Zealand and four times by Samoa, Meli has a true international He has the pace and power to finish off any attack - and even convert defence into attack - and is capable of utilising space to score points from all areas of the field.
The forth and final round continued to witness the decline in the level of performance for the Kalba team as they did very little to revitalise their performance or increase score points.
Throughout the qualifying heats they will be out to score points for factors such as speed of drift, line taken through a course, overall angle attained and driver panache.
The deadline for entering teams that will score points for the whole of February is 12:30pm on Saturday.
We are not going to score points going into the first corner," he said.
The team proved that it was as worthy as ever, that its offense could move the ball and score points, and that it wouldn't crumble in the face of adversity.
I spoke to Karl Rove and to other people around the president, and the reality was, my advocacy was not as compelling as the very strong poll numbers that showed, at least for the 2004 election cycle, that the use of the Federal Marriage Amendment as a political issue would score points in the states that mattered.
We recall that during the 2004 federal election campaign, Paul Martin attempted to score points by campaigning vigorously on the theme that the Conservative party was heavily populated with social conservatives.
Claire Deegan, Stephen Lindsay and Mark Holroyd fought off competition from around 300 fellow novices to score points for Newcastle, while orange belts Adam Walton and Chris Beale also managed to get through to the finals and score points.