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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
“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
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“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 severely and brutally
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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 to scrape or wear away by friction
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Present participle for to prosper or be successful
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Present participle for to give a mark or rating to a piece of work, especially in academic settings
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Present participle for to prick or pierce, especially with a sword
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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 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 succeed, survive, or manage, at least at a minimal level
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Present participle for to blemish, scratch, or stain with a mark
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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 write or pen a literary piece of work
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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
Noun
The action of erasing
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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
Noun
The act of imprinting or making a mark upon (a surface)
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