the score


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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?
See also: score
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Dolokhov was no longer listening to stories or telling them, but followed every movement of Rostov's hands and occasionally ran his eyes over the score against him.
In a moment the blacks had scattered for their lives, but of the score that had crept down the grassy sides of the promontory only a single warrior managed to escape the horde that had overwhelmed his people.
Before sitting down to it, he opens his corner- cupboard door; takes his bit of chalk from its shelf; adds one thick line to the score, extending from the top of the cupboard door to the bottom; and then falls to with an appetite.
And that same day the score of new recruits chopped off the two white men's head, killed the boat's crew, and burned the ketch.
The score creeps up to fifty; the boys begin to look blank; and the spectators, who are now mustering strong, are very silent.
A true saying," rejoined the other, "but first tell me, friend--for I protest you are my friend henceforth--what is the score we have to settle?
One more round of mead or ale and the score to the last comer.
Megan Urquico gave the Knights the early lead, before Ventura tied the score with four minutes remaining in regulation to force overtime.
He further recommended reading through each passage silently and utilizing inner hearing processes to gain a sense of the overall sound of a passage, pointing out that this process may be aided if there is a recording of the score available for listening.
Since the level of interest is being measured and since the higher the score the less interest is shown by the respondent, the accurate scoring of this item should be reversed.
Information used to calculate the score includes payment history, bankruptcies and collections, credit history and type of credit in use.
We studied the relationship between the chronic disease score and surgical site infection and whether the score can supplement the NNIS risk index.
The score for each of the Ambulatory Care Parameters can be tracked over time.
A 10-yard scoring pass from Vince Moraga to Herman Young gave Pacifica of Oxnard (0-2) a 7-0 lead early in the second quarter, Simi Valley's Langston Jackson scored on a 6-yard run just before halftime to tie the score.