score with

score with (someone or something)

1. To make straight cuts or incisions (into some surface) with the use of some tool. A noun or pronoun is used between "score" and "for" to specify what is being scored. You'll want to score the fat of the duck with a sharp blade, as it will make rendering the fat much easier. First we have to score the sheet with this glass cutter so that it creates a clean, even break.
2. To gain or achieve acclaim, praise, appreciation, or credit with someone or some group. A noun or pronoun can be used between "score" and "with" to specify the kind or acclaim, praise, etc., one achieved. The government is aiming to score with environmental groups with its newest policy. You scored major brownie points with my parents for all the work you did around their back yard.
3. slang To engage in sexual activity with someone. A: "I heard you scored with Dave last night! How was it?" B: "Oh my god, Mary, that's none of your business!" He's more interested in trying to score with chicks when we go out than he is with actually spending time with his friends.
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score with (someone or a group)

Inf. to please someone or a group. Her rendition of "Old Kentucky Home" really scored with the audience. You really score with me.
See also: score
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