There are 2 main definitions of score points in English:

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score points 1

Deliberately make oneself appear superior to someone else by making clever remarks: she was constantly trying to think of ways to score points off him
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There are 2 main definitions of score points in English:

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score points 2

Outdo another person, especially in an argument: politicians are always sniping at one another to score party points the participants seemed more eager to score points off one another than to explain the social phenomena under investigation
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