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score off (someone)

To gain an advantage over, outdo, defeat, triumph over, humiliate, or make some detrimental remark to someone. Primarily heard in UK. It feels as though I'm scoring off life every time I harvest a vegetable out of my back garden. Mark's younger cousin always makes a point of scoring off him when they get into arguments as a way of flaunting his intellect.
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Sophomore Torey Van Ahnen scored off a feed from senior Paula Bartalamia 3:48 into the game, but the Falcons (7-6) were downed in penalty strokes by the visiting Seahawks (4-9).
Eli Skovron scored off a corner from senior classmate Sara O'Coin early in the second half to get Holy Cross on the board, and freshman Alanna Sikorski scored late in the second half, O'Coin again picking up the assist.
Jose Garibay scored off an assist from Andrew Sanders in the 15th minute for Creswell.
Brad English scored off a Josh Jenson assist to give Junction City a 1-0 halftime lead, and Steve Bustrin tied it for Marist in the 47th minute.
Julio Olvera scored off an assist from Eric Gerlach in the 55th minute to give Creswell a 2-1 victory over visiting Umpqua Valley Christian in District 3 play.
Junior midfielder Kylie McDonald scored off a pass from Megan Connor in the 47th minute, but Thousand Oaks sophomore Annabel Naish took advantage of a defensive lapse 14 minutes later, as neither team improved its position following a 1-1 tie.
Taylor Ficek scored off Shelby Campbell's assist and assisted Iris Anderson's goal as North Eugene moved into a first-place tie Tuesday with a 2-0 Midwestern League win over host Springfield.
Bynum also scored off a jump hook, a move special assistant coach Kareem Abdul-Jabbar taught him.
SPRINGFIELD - Madie Whitsel scored off an assist from Katie Bidwell in the 55th minute and Thurston hung on for a 2-1 victory over North Eugene in Midwestern League girls soccer on Monday.
Apolinar Montero-Sanchez assisted on a goal by Alex Dakers in the 18th minute and then scored off an assist by Colton Hubler in the 65th minute to lead host South Eugene to a 2-1 Southwest Conference prep boys soccer win over Grants Pass on Tuesday.
I'm happy for the program,'' said Murrieta Valley coach Harry Hutcheson, whose team took a 1-0 lead in the sixth minute when Tiffany Harrison scored off a long throw-in.
North Eugene's Katie Kimball scored off an assist from Esty Geiger for the tying goal in the 52nd minute, and the Highlanders finished in a 2-2 draw with Willamette in a Midwestern League girls soccer game on Wednesday at North Eugene High.
Natalie Hanassab scored off a long cross from Joanna Guatemala in the 44th minute for Taft (19-6-2), which also beat North Hollywood (17-7-5) in the Sylmar tournament in December.
WINSTON - Kip Martin scored off an assist from Michael Jany in the 13th minute as the second-place Bulldogs finished the regular season with a 9-3-0 league record.