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Pronunciation: /skɔːr; skɔː(r)/

Translation of score in Spanish:


  • 1 1.1 (in game) the final score el resultado final there was no score no hubo goles ( or tantos etc) what's the score? ¿cómo van?, ¿cómo va el marcador? what was the score? ¿cómo terminó el partido ( or encuentro etc)? after 20 minutes the score was 2:1 to United a los 20 minutos de juego el United ganaba (por) 2 a 1, a los 20 minutos de juego iban 2 a 1 en favor del United to keep (the) score llevar la cuenta de los tantos ( or goles etc) 1.2 (point, goal) tanto (masculine) they need a score quickly tienen que marcar ( or meter un gol etc) ya
    Example sentences
    • This bonus is potentially the most important score for players, as it helps fill up your flash-o-meter.
    • The only other score of the game came at the end of the third quarter for the Pipers on a 23-yard field goal attempt.
    • Munson snuck into the end zone from two yards out for the Scots' second touchdown score.
    1.3 (in competition, test etc) puntuación (feminine), puntaje (masculine) (Latin America/América Latina) he got a perfect score obtuvo la máxima puntuación or (in Latin America also/en América Latina también) el máximo puntaje what was your score on the test? (American English/inglés norteamericano) ¿qué puntuación or (in Latin America also/en América Latina también) puntaje sacaste en la prueba?
    Example sentences
    • US soccer fans will be alerted to goals scored and conceded, along with half-time and full-time scores every time their team plays.
    • Students counted daily attendances and absences, team numbers, scores in games, chairs and tables, and counted down the days to important events in their lives.
    • The final score reflected the home team's dominance, although the Oxford athletes put on a good show and should be encouraged by their performances at such an early stage of the season.
    Example sentences
    • Grades and test scores are important, but what a student can bring to a university community can sometimes be even more significant.
    • Impressive test scores and grades help, of course.
    • Also, children whose mothers gave disapproving looks, criticized them and gave support had lower verbal and math scores on the IQ test.
  • 2 2.1 (account) I have no worries on that score en ese sentido or a ese respecto no me preocupo, en lo que a eso se refiere, no me preocupo to have a score to settle tener* una cuenta pendiente to have a score to settle with sb tener* que arreglar cuentas con algn, tener* que ajustarle las cuentas a algn to pay off o settle old scores ajustar or saldar (las) cuentas pendientes 2.2 (situation) [colloquial/familiar] I told him about my past, so he knows the score le hablé de mi pasado, así que está al tanto de la situación what's the score? are we going out or not? ¿qué pasa? or ¿en qué quedamos? ¿salimos o no salimos? this is the score: I'll do it for $200 or not at all la cosa es así: o lo hago por 200 dólares o no lo hago
    Example sentences
    • He's going to make one last big score, get out of the business.
  • 3 [Music/Música] 3.1 (notation) partitura (feminine) he conducts without a score dirige sin partitura to follow the score seguir* la partitura 3.2 (music for show, movie) música (feminine)
    Example sentences
    • While Carpenter is known as a great director, he's also very good at creating atmospheric music scores for his films.
    • From popular music genres to various folk musics to film score and cartoon soundtracks - any style is fair game.
    • Elmer Bernstein composed the musical scores of five feature films in 1953, his third year as a film composer.
    Example sentences
    • Ideally, one might wish for translations to the texts of the vocal examples and a few more musical scores for the CDs, so that one could follow more of the points being made.
    • Many were the instruments and singers interchanging scores and vocal lines during the Baroque Era.
    • The top floor features bedrooms, the Maestro's old study-work room, and copious shelving for books, musical scores and the like.
  • 5 (twenty) veintena (feminine) she lived to be four score years and ten [literary/literario] vivió hasta los 90 años there were scores of people there había muchísima gente, había montones de gente [colloquial/familiar]
    Example sentences
    • Reports came swarming in by the score, of the damage done to the coastal towns and forests.
    • Now he's at it again, wiping out landmarks by the score.
    • For a city with hotels by the score, Seattle can be a tough place to find a bed.

transitive verb/verbo transitivo

  • 1 1.1 [Sport/Deporte] [goal] marcar*, meter, hacer*, anotar(se) (Latin America/América Latina) to score a basket encestar you score 20 points for that eso te da or (in Latin America also/en América Latina también) con eso te anotas 20 puntos he scored three homeruns hizo or (in Latin America also/en América Latina también) anotó tres jonrones 1.2 (in competition, test) [person] sacar* I scored 70% saqué 70 sobre 100 he scored the highest marks sacó or obtuvo la mejor puntuación or (in Latin America also/en América Latina también) el puntaje más alto correct answers score five points each cada respuesta correcta vale or da cinco puntos 1.3 (win) [triumph/success] lograr, conseguir* to score a political victory lograr or conseguir* una victoria política
  • 2 (cut, mark) [meat/fish/bread] hacer* unos cortes en; [surface/paper] marcar* the text had been heavily scored with underlinings el texto estaba lleno de subrayados age had scored his face with lines el paso del tiempo le había surcado el rostro de arrugas

intransitive verb/verbo intransitivo

  • 1 1.1 [Sport/Deporte] marcar*, anotar(se) un tanto a high/low-scoring game un partido en el que se marcaron or se hicieron muchos/pocos goles ( or tantos etc) 1.2 (in competition, test) he scored well in the exam obtuvo or sacó una buena puntuación or (in Latin America also/en América Latina también) un puntaje alto en el examen team A scored very high in the first round el equipo A consiguió or (in Latin America also/en América Latina también) (se) anotó muchos puntos en la primera vuelta
  • 2 (do well) destacar(se)* this car scores in terms of economy este coche (se) destaca por lo económico to score over sth/sb aventajar or superar a algo/algn this is where our product scores over its rivals en esto es en lo que nuestro producto supera or aventaja a sus rivales
  • 4 (have sex) [slang/argot] did you score with her? ¿te acostaste con ella?, ¿te la tiraste? [vulgar], ¿te la llevaste al huerto? [colloquial/familiar]

Phrasal verbs

score out

score through verb + object + adverb, verb + adverb + object/verbo + complemento + adverbio, verbo + adverbio + complemento (British English/inglés británico)
[letter/paragraph] tachar

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