Definitions

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  • n. A line in a newspaper or other publication giving the score in a sports match
  • n. The score at the end of, of during, a match or game.

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Examples

  • So technically, a 129-0 scoreline is still on for Labour as things currently stand)

    The grannie's on...

  • The Dagenham manager, John Still, said: I thought the scoreline was a bit harsh.

    Millwall 5-0 Dagenham & Redbridge | FA Cup third-round replay match report

  • "The scoreline is a bit flattering really," said Liverpool boss Kenny Dalglish, who made eight changes to the side that lost to Manchester City on Tuesday.

    BBC News - Home

  • "The scoreline was a bit flattering but I think the best thing about our performance was the way we went about it and our decision-making."

    Thestar.com - Home Page

  • In the end, the scoreline is the most important thing.

    Football news, match reports and fixtures | guardian.co.uk

  • : 31AM The scoreline was a lot closer this time around, but the final result was the same.

    Durangoherald.com

  • "Playing the champions away on the first day of the season, you know it is going to be a tough day for you but I thought the scoreline was a bit harsh," said Di Matteo.

    BBC News - Home

  • "Playing the champions away on the first day, you know it is going to be tough, but I thought the scoreline was a bit harsh," said manager Roberto di Matteo, the former Chelsea midfielder who was given a warm reception by the home fans on his return to Stamford

    ESPN.com

  • The scoreline was the worst suffered by Manchester United since 2001.

    BBC News - Home

  • In the past two home matches against Barcelona they haven't lost either - last April when they drew 0-0 in the league, and in the Copa del Rey in January 2009, when the scoreline was the same.

    The Guardian World News

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