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score

1. noun, slang The act or instance of securing some sudden or significant advantage or gain. Our company is on the brink of hitting the big time, I can feel it. We just need to get one big score, and it will set us up for good.
2. noun, slang The successful purchase or procurement of something illicit, especially drugs. He spent his days scrounging money from wherever he could in order to get his next score.
3. noun, slang A robbery. They had only just gotten away from the police with their lives, but already their leader began planning their next score.
4. noun, vulgar slang An instance of sexual activity or intercourse. Used especially in reference to casual encounters. If you're just looking for a quick score, then you need to look elsewhere, buddy. I ain't that kind of gal.
5. verb, vulgar slang To have casual sex (with someone). I heard you scored with Janet last night. Nice one! It had been nearly six months since I broke up with my boyfriend, so I was really in the mood to score when I went to the club with my friends.
6. verb, slang To manage to obtain something, especially that which is normally difficult to find or prohibitively expensive. My boss scored tickets to the Super Bowl, and she invited me to come with her.
7. verb, slang To purchase, steal, or procure (something), especially in an illegal or illicit capacity. We scored some coke—wanna come party with us? Tom scored a bottle of whiskey from his parents' liquor cabinet.

the score

The complete, accurate details of a situation; what is really happening or expected to happen. Okay, everyone knows the score, right? We get in, get the money, and get out—no one inside gets hurt, do you understand?
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score

1. in. to succeed. I knew if I kept trying I could score.
2. tv. & in. to obtain something; to obtain drugs or sex. (Very close to sense 1) Fred is always trying to score with women.
3. n. the result of a scoring: drugs, loot, winnings, etc. The crooks dropped the score as they made their getaway.
4. in. [for a male] to copulate with a female; [for a female] to copulate with a male. (Usually objectionable.) Fred can’t think about anything but scoring with Martha.
5. n. the client of a male or female prostitute. She conked the score over the head and robbed him.
6. n. a summary; a conclusion; the sum total. (see also bottom line.) Okay, waiter, what’s the score?
McGraw-Hill's Dictionary of American Slang and Colloquial Expressions Copyright © 2006 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc. All rights reserved.
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The score is tied, my lord," said the Queen; "we have still to see Gilbert and Robin Hood."
A wild pitch let Felix Genao score San Cristobal's first run of the inning.
M Sabir and Akbar Ali were on the score sheet for Navy while Rana Waheed and Adnan Anwar scored a goal each for Wapda-W.
Talha Iqbal recorded victory against Hammad Khan in straight sets, the score was 11-7, 11-9 and 11-8 and also beat Afaq Khan of KP by 3-0, the score was 11-5, 11-9 and 11-7, Abbas Nawaz beat Ahmmad Ahmad by 3-0, the score was 11-6, 11-7 and 11-7 and registered victory against Saad Zubair by 3-0, the score was 11-6, 11-4 and 11-9 and the fourth Nouman Khan also won two matches before reaching to the main round.
SKB, batting first, scored 38 runs in 4 overs and Yarian Eleven score 39 runs in reply.
In the women's 10m air pistol event, Ardina Ferdous won gold with a score of 239.3 points while Armin Asha and Jannatul Ferdous scored 225 and 203.2 points respectively.
On the other end of the spectrum, borrowers who started with higher scores are less likely to see a credit score bump.Fifty-seven percent of people with scores of 750 or higher see their scores increase after a month, and about 39 percent have higher scores after a year.
In another match, Baloch Club defeated GSA by 2-1 score. Sher Ali and Moiz scored one goal each for Baloch Club while Sufiyan scored one for GSA.
The overall urban area performance index mean score is 55.2, implying acceptable performance by all the six urban areas in service delivery, friendly investment environment and prudent use of resources.
In the Uner-13 category Humam Ahmad of PAF upset Azlan Khawar of Punjab by 3-1, the score was 11-6, 11-6, 10-12 and 14-12.
The weeks until SAT scores are released can be torturous, and anxieties run high once the dreaded day arrives.
Also in the first round, El-Shorbagy, lost to Peru's Diego ElE[degrees]as, with scores of 15-13, 11-3, 11-9 and a final score of 3-0.
In the Unlimited Class, each shooter was given 30 rounds and 300 would result in a perfect score. Burch scored 288-10X placing 2nd overall and a group score of 11.365 inches placing 10th overall.
The credit report is the result of the FACT Act of 2003; however, the provisions in the law do not allow consumers to obtain a free credit score. If consumers want to know their scores, usually known as a FICO score, they have to purchase it from one of the credit agencies, since this is considered proprietary information.