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  • noun Plural form of score.
  • verb Third-person singular simple present indicative form of score.

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  • noun a large number or amount


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  • Some of these people, the ones I work with, must have I.Q. scores that are a standard deviation off the mark or something. * not that I place much faith on I.Q. scores* but I mean I've been teaching teacher's how to teach science, for the better part of 2 years, and I see no progress, I'm such a crutch.

    madrigle Diary Entry madrigle 2002

  • But hey, they're better looking than Delgo, so the title scores some deserved points from me.

    Box Office Prophets 2009

  • YOUMANS: Right now, Ms. Lafave, based on the charges against her, she -- what we call scores prison time, so her charges require some prison time.

    CNN Transcript Dec 8, 2005 2005

  • He talked about the fact that the declaration fails to address what he called scores of questions.

    CNN Transcript Dec 19, 2002 2002

  • I would include both the scores and the change in scores over time.

    Olympia Wrap Up, Pt. 1 « PubliCola 2010

  • It ran, as these releases always do, in scores of media outlets that reach a very wide spectrum of society.

    Questions and Truth : Coin Collecting News 2009

  • It comes as no surprise that the extreme right is more turbocharged than ever in scores of European post-industrial cities which used to be center-left; that's certainly the case of Wilders in Rotterdam, Le Pen in Marseille, Strache in Vienna and Akesson in Malmo.

    Pepe Escobar: Letter from Islamophobistan Pepe Escobar 2010

  • Next week, Illinois will release a report card on all public school districts, but West Aurora School District 129 already has released data showing a slip in scores for 2009 compared to the previous year.

    West Aurora School District 129 Scores Slip for 2009 2009

  • The Sonata was the overall winner when we combined scores from the family and six auto writers.

    What would you pick in the $25,000 Family Sedan Shootout? 2010

  • Conlin scores with his support for moving forward in a responsible way.

    McGinn Outfoxes Council President Conlin « PubliCola 2010


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