a score to settle

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  • score to settle — See a score to settle …   English idioms

  • a score to settle — an argument to finish, a bone to pick    I have a score to settle with him. He owes me a month s rent …   English idioms

  • settle a score account (with somebody) — settle a ˈscore/an acˈcount (with sb) | settle an old ˈscore idiom to hurt or punish sb who has harmed or cheated you in the past • ‘Who would do such a thing?’ ‘Maybe someone with an old score to settle.’ Main entry: ↑settleidiom …   Useful english dictionary

  • settle an old score — settle a ˈscore/an acˈcount (with sb) | settle an old ˈscore idiom to hurt or punish sb who has harmed or cheated you in the past • ‘Who would do such a thing?’ ‘Maybe someone with an old score to settle.’ Main entry: ↑settleidiom …   Useful english dictionary

  • score — ► NOUN 1) the number of points, goals, runs, etc. achieved by an individual or side in a game. 2) (pl. same) a group or set of twenty. 3) (scores of) a large amount or number of. 4) a written representation of a musical composition showing all… …   English terms dictionary

  • settle an (old) score (with someone) — phrase to do something bad to someone because they did something bad to you enemies who have an old score to settle Thesaurus: to treat someone in the same bad way they treat yousynonym Main entry: settle …   Useful english dictionary

  • settle a an account (with somebody) — settle a ˈscore/an acˈcount (with sb) | settle an old ˈscore idiom to hurt or punish sb who has harmed or cheated you in the past • ‘Who would do such a thing?’ ‘Maybe someone with an old score to settle.’ Main entry: ↑settleidiom …   Useful english dictionary

  • settle — set|tle W2S2 [ˈsetl] v ▬▬▬▬▬▬▬ 1¦(end argument)¦ 2¦(decide)¦ 3¦(start living in a place)¦ 4¦(comfortable)¦ 5¦(quiet/calm)¦ 6¦(move down)¦ 7¦(pay money)¦ 8¦(organize business/money)¦ 9 settle a score/account 10 some …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • score — score1 W2S3 [sko: US sko:r] n ▬▬▬▬▬▬▬ 1¦(in a game)¦ 2¦(in a test or experiment)¦ 3¦(music)¦ 4 on that score 5 know the score 6 settle a score 7¦(mark)¦ ▬▬▬▬▬▬▬ [Date: 1000 1100; : Old Norse; Origin: sk …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • score — [[t]skɔ͟ː(r)[/t]] ♦♦ scores, scoring, scored (In meaning 10, the plural form is score.) 1) VERB In a sport or game, if a player scores a goal or a point, they gain a goal or point. [V n] Against which country did Ian Wright score his first… …   English dictionary

  • settle — set|tle1 [ setl ] verb *** ▸ 1 end disagreement ▸ 2 go and live somewhere ▸ 3 fall & rest on ground ▸ 4 pay all money owed to someone ▸ 5 decide something definitely ▸ 6 gradually sink down ▸ 7 finish dealing with something ▸ 8 make someone… …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

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