score with (someone or something)

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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.
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Christian Lott opened the game's scoring with a single to right field that scored Rahjon Williams.
In reply, Sayarti scored 162 for eight in 20 overs with Ruwan top scoring with 40.
scoring with his fifth goal in six Champions League games and the Spaniard looked a class act.
Christian Lott opened Chicago's scoring with an RBI single to center field.
Batting first, ISC put on 179 for eight in 40 overs with Robin Barmeda top scoring with 44.
In reply, Beatrice scored 139 for seven in 20 overs with Mohammed Adnan top scoring with 42.
In response, Waves Engineering put on 160 for 6 in 17.1 overs with Sakir Salim top scoring with 58.