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Coming into possession of
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“To score a goal like that, you need to have peripheral vision because the defenders hardly give you time to think.”
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Present participle for to record a tally of points
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“With your card ready in one hand and a hot dog slathered with mustard in the other, you're ready to score the game.”
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Present participle for to make an impression into, especially a surface
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“To prevent color from wicking through to an adjacent area, lightly score the boundary line with a razor blade.”
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Present participle for to write a musical arrangement
“I'd love to work with the Los Angeles Philharmonic Orchestra to score the music for one of his titles.”
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Present participle for to get an enthusiastic reception from
“The keys to success can be subtle differences in style or approach, but differences which nonetheless score with the audience.”
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Present participle for to secure success or an advantage
“I immediately grabbed hold of the opportunity and managed to score.”
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(vulgar, slang) Present participle for to succeed in having amorous relations with
“I want you to listen to me. I'm going to say this again. I did not score with that woman.”
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Present participle for to criticize or reprimand (someone) severely
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(in sport) Present participle for to score a point when an object is placed into an area designated for such an activity
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Present participle for cut with a wide, sweeping movement, typically using a knife or sword
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Present participle for to make an opening, incision, or wound in (something) with a sharp-edged tool or object
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Present participle for to scrape or wear away by friction
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Present participle for to make (a groove, hole, or indentation) with or as if with a gouge
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Present participle for to remove, get rid of or erase, especially written or printed material, or data on a computer
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Present participle for to give great joy, delight or pleasure to
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Present participle for to receive a more favorable outcome than imagined, especially by good luck
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Present participle for to rely on, trust, or expect
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Present participle for to give a mark to (a student or a piece of work)
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Present participle for to blemish, scratch, or stain with a mark
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Present participle for to grow strongly and vigorously
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Present participle for to make a strong, lasting, or favorable impression on
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Present participle for to bestow legal or official authority to
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Present participle for to produce something, typically a creative piece of work
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Present participle for to obtain (something) for free, particularly by guile or persuasion
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Present participle for to succeed, survive, or manage, at least at a minimal level
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Present participle for to allow to be used by someone temporarily, on condition that it or its equivalent will be returned
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Present participle for to derive benefit from
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Making a mark upon
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Erasure
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The process or art of engraving a design on a hard surface, especially to make a print
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The arrangement of music for performance by an orchestra
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