score for (someone or something)

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score for (someone or something)

1. To gain or achieve a point or unit of points in a game or contest on behalf of a team. A noun or pronoun can be used between "score" and "for" to specify the kind or amount of points that was scored. This is only the second time she has scored for her team so far this season. The player scored three goals for Germany in the World Cup.
2. To write or arrange the music to be played by someone or something or as an accompaniment to something. A noun or pronoun can be used between "score" and "for" to specify the kind or amount of points that was scored. They scored the piece for an entire chamber orchestra. The composer really came to prominence after scoring for the latest entry in the series of beloved sci-fi epics.
3. To make straight cuts or incisions into the surface of something for some purpose. A noun or pronoun can be used between "score" and "for" to specify the kind or amount of points that was scored. You'll want to score the fat of the duck for easier rendering. A handy trick when tiling walls is to score the surface of the drywall for better adhesion with the grout.
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score something for something

 
1. to arrange music for one or more musical instruments; to arrange music for a particular type of voice or voices. The arranger scored the music for two pianos. The arranger scored the song for a four-part chorus.
2. to scratch something, such as glass, for breaking. Valerie scored the piece of glass for breaking and then snapped it off. The worker scored the pane of glass for snapping off.
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The data used to compute the scores for each urban area in the study was, however, based on 2015.
By looking at individual test scores for reading/writing and math, test-takers can determine which areas need to be brushed up on.
It is important to note that, in this sample, lower scores for those with some college education and low income may be highly related since many young respondents are students attending college.
Scores for Austin, Charlotte, and Jefferson County were not significantly different from the score for the nation.
Each company produces its own types of scores, and there are many types of scores for different purposes.
The use of gain scores for individual students can do much to alleviate the inclination to compare only group scores.
Fredericksen (2000) showed that mean reading scores for students who participated in service-learning projects were higher than those who did not participate in service-learning projects.
While it is true that credit scores for African Americans and Latinos tend to be lower than those for whites, it also is true that credit scores for low income workers of all races are lower than those for higher income workers of all colors.
He said that low credit scores for Americans of color tend to reflect their lower economic status in society, and added that critics of credit scoring are making a mistake by "shooting the messenger".
Subsequently, the high noctcaelador group's average VPI-C scores for each factor were ranked from highest to lowest.
Adjusting the test scores for these characteristics one at a time allows us to isolate the effects of each one.
Why it'll win: In a year in which Horner crafted scores for four films, most notably "The Missing," the Academy might focus its recognition of his work into this subtle, piano-based work.
Then we averaged the scores for each deception and for each president.
The composite scores for boys also indicated an overall masculine score, and correspondingly, the composite scores for girls indicated an overall feminine score.
The survey responses yielded scores for global health; cognitive, emotional, social, physical and work function; and several specific symptoms (appetite loss, fatigue, insomnia, nausea and vomiting, and pain).