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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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Sacred Heart 2, Holy Cross 1: Senior Megan Bourne scored off an assist from freshman Michelle McNeil to give the host Crusaders (0-3) the lead, but the Pioneers (2-1) scored two second-half goals, handing HC its third straight one-goal defeat.
Ethan Sumlin scored off a rebound in the 18th minute for the Geoducks, and Jeff Roland added a second goal six minutes later.
Trevor Hendry scored off an assist from Ranallo in the first minute, while Mike Trobagis and Tim Doenmez each scored two goals.
His century was the backbone of Lancashire's impressive total of 298 all out, scored off 50 overs.
Tryon scored off a pass from Mimi Schiffer at the 5:43 mark, and then scored an unassisted goal at the 18:02 mark.
Molly Meehan scored off a corner from midfielder Charlotte Bowman 3:02 into the game and sophomore Laura Hedden scored on a pass from Sara Conway at 5:22.
Swag-Diaz scored off an assist by Antonio Pineda in the 15th minute to put Willamette ahead 1-0 at halftime.
Sarah Gouveia scored an unassisted goal at 4:51 of the first half, Lauren Wright scored off a corner in the 18th minute, and Caitlin Belanger sealed the victory with her goal with one second left in the game, heading in a cross from Casey Boland as the visiting Crusaders won their opener.
Santa Ana looked the part in the first half, had numerous opportunities to score, and finally got on the board in the 70th minute when Anthony Gomez scored off of an assist from Cesar Nava.
Kenzie Weston scored first for the Colts off Larson's assist, then Larson scored off an assist from Caity Jobanek.
The only run the White Sox scored off Escobar was on Jermaine Dye's fourth-inning single.
Ian Englebert scored off an assist from Raul Salgado in the 35th minute for the Axemen, who improved to 7-0-1 and remain tied for first place with Roseburg, which plays at South Eugene at 6 p.
Both A's runners who scored off Lackey reached base on a walk as Mark Kotsay scored on a Bobby Crosby double in the third inning and Nick Swisher came home on a Mark Ellis double in the fourth.
Noe Garcia scored off a pass from Sam Gonzalez in the 62nd minute to give Junction City the lead for good in a 2-1 victory over Marist on Monday in the Sky-Em League boys soccer opener for both teams.
I in 1999, tied the score in the 55th minute when Lindsay Mills scored off Michelle Mason's free kick.