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four score and seven years ago87 years prior to today.Rate it:

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four score and seven years agoAs an opener, a sometimes sarcastic indicator to indicate a past event being mentioned is particularly important.Rate it:

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go off at scoreOf a horse, to break suddenly into a gallop; of a person, suddenly to say or do something impetuous.Rate it:

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know the scoreBe aware of a situation, especially of the consequences of misconduct.Rate it:

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no scoreIn a sporting event, a score of zero to zero.Rate it:

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score offTo defeat (especially in an argument), get the better of, achieve a success over, gain an advantage or win points over, make a point to the detriment or at the expense of, make appear foolish. Sometimes with particle on (someone).Rate it:

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score offTo delete or remove (especially from a list); to score out, strike out or strike off, cross out or cross off; to draw a line through.Rate it:

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score offUsed other than as an idiom: see score, off. To score from.Rate it:

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three score and tenA life span. The number 70 (= 60 + 10).Rate it:

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blindAn 1800s baseball term meaning no score.Rate it:

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break one's duckTo score one's first run in an innings.Rate it:

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break the deadlockTo score the first goal or point in a competitionRate it:

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chalk offTo record a score or event, as if on a chalkboard.Rate it:

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cherry pickTo position oneself near the opponent's goal to attempt to receive an errant or intentional pass for an easy score, as in basketball or versions of soccer where offsides are not enforced.Rate it:

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chip shotA shot in which the ball is kicked from underneath with accuracy but with less than maximum force, to launch it high into the air in order either to pass it over the heads of opponents or to score a goal.Rate it:

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find the netto score a goalRate it:

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from the East German judgeUsed for comedic effect with an imaginary score in a competition because of the reputation of East German judges for giving low scores to non-East Germans.Rate it:

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golden duckThe score of zero runs after getting out on the first ball faced.Rate it:

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peel a grapeScore One!, Do Something Special, Contrive A Winner, Stand An Egg On End.Rate it:

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play by earTo play guided by one's memory of the sound, rather than from a written score.Rate it:

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play it by earTo play a song according to how it sounds, rather than from a written score.Rate it:

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pull backTo score when the team is losing.Rate it:

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rag the puckTo retain possession of the puck by skillful skating and stickhandling without attempting to score, as a deliberate tactic intended to use up time.Rate it:

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shoot the moonTo achieve the lowest score possible, such that the player is usually rewarded with bonus points.Rate it:

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tickle the twineTo score a goal in ice hockeyRate it:

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