Translation of score in Spanish:

score

Pronunciation /skɔr/ /skɔː/

noun

  • 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?
      • 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

    • 1.2(point, goal)

      tanto masculine
      they need a score quickly tienen que marcar (or meter un gol etc.) ya
      • 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.
      • Tim Bauer helped to seal the win, with a 50-yard kick return that set up the final score of the game, a three point penalty kick, also by Mr. Bauer.
      • Girbes-Pierce hit Jarrette a third time from 2-yards out to put his team two scores ahead of the Scots.

    • 1.3(in competition, test etc)

      puntuación feminine
      puntaje masculine Latin America
      he got a perfect score obtuvo la máxima puntuación
      • what was your score on the test? ¿qué puntuación sacaste en la prueba?
      • 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.
      • After meeting in-town rival Laurier in an away game, the final score on Saturday stood at 1-1.
      • The Lancers, however, were able to hold onto their lead, and won the game by a final score of 60-51.
      • It did not matter much; what mattered most to them was the final score of the game.
      • Soon after, Western brought it down for a third goal and the final score was 3-0.
      • Of course, about 3.2 million people will publicly pick the final score of this game this week.
      • Fans and players alike know that as long as the ball is in the air as the final buzzer sounds, a team can still score and win the game provided the score is close enough.
      • He watched for the scores on his favorite teams and finally turned it off.
      • The close game turned out to be low scoring, with a final score of 18-12, all points scored in the first half.
      • Though the final score was close, New Zealand seemed the better team throughout the tournament.
      • UW used a balanced scoring attack to double up the Paladins by a final score of 64-32.
      • The kicker Dracy McGowan finished it off with a 39-yard field goal, for a final score of 24-1.
      • Hammond went on to say the game was closer than the final score indicated, as Waterloo rebounded from conceding two goals in the first half with a Crawford marker in the second half.
      • The final score was 90-53 as the game was played out in front of over 1,000 fans.
      • You're going to wind up with realistic final scores, not 60-points-for-each-side shoot-outs.
      • Despite a six-point lead at half time, the Clan narrowly escaped defeat with a final score of 76-72 in the exhibition game.
      • Waterloo won by a score of 78-67, notching their fifth win of the season.
      • He caught the late sports scores and admitted losing a bet on a particular game.
      • 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.
      • Birthweight, indomethacin treatment, and other factors did not significantly impact children's scores on these tests.
      • Moreover, the rating scores for the non-native speakers were lower in level tones than contour tones, suggesting different degrees of difficulty for each tone.
      • Test scores increase, reading levels rise, and teachers report fewer disciplinary problems.
      • After dividing the class in half, everyone got their partners who were to record their time scores.
      • Because every school must publish its test scores, parents will have a much better idea if their school lags behind others in the state.
      • The boards on the walls turn out to be squad rankings, combat exercise scores, award runnings.
      • Customers' satisfaction scores were based on their perceptions of companies' prices, quality, and ability to meet expectations.
      • For example, paying off your credit card balance or closing unneeded accounts could raise your score.
      • An equal percentage felt the same way about customer satisfaction scores.
      • Section 4 proposes a formula for computing members' research output scores that takes into account quality, quantity and contribution aspects.
      • Total the three scores on each line to get your totals.
      • For both sexes there was a significant trend of increasing mean scores with increasing birth weight.
      • Parental size and peripregnancy variables by pattern of change in weight standard deviation scores between zero and two years.
      • No respondent gained a score of 25 and no respondents gained zero or one correct response.
      • They're proud, and you've gained way more than awesome report card scores - you've also earned some major respect.
      • Women with higher scores were more likely to eat nutritional food and exercise during pregnancy, said the authors.
      • The weighted scores for each ulcer were then tallied to obtain a cumulative score.

  • 2informal

    (situation)
    what's the score? are we going out or not? ¿qué pasa? / ¿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
  • 3

    Music
    • 3.1(notation)

      partitura feminine
      he conducts without a score dirige sin partitura
      • to follow the score seguir la partitura
      • 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.
      • Although the text becomes critical in providing the words, the musical score typically becomes no more than a minor visual prompt, if that.
      • Although I wasn't playing it myself, I saw the name of my future instrument written on a score for the very first time.
      • Additionally there will be a live band of five musicians to perform the score written by Cuban composer Miguel Núñes.
      • Although he wrote scores for cello, voice, and orchestra, Chopin regarded the keyboard as supreme.
      • I have transfer students who consistently ignore fingerings I write in the score.
      • That explains in part the title of this CD, which refers specifically to a description he often wrote in his scores to evoke a fanciful mood or gesture.
      • All the aforementioned score-reading strategies are useful when playing instrumental scores.
      • She sold many of his musical scores and manuscripts to the Smithsonian Institute in 1991.
      • Both composers wrote scores that were imbued with the spirit of incipient Czech nationalism.
      • For more than 1,000 years composers have undertaken to write down their most direct experiences and directions in the code books we call musical scores.
      • Anyone who could write three such imposing scores would have to be numbered among America's finest composers.
      • To further avoid any misunderstandings about his scores he would often write messages on them for engravers when he wanted to clarify notational details.
      • And we all know that musical scores don't just appear on manuscript paper overnight.
      • Both scores - the texts as well as Bach's intense musical response to them - are riddled with references to death and dying.
      • Just a half hour of sleep is critical to maintaining or improving performance in repetitive tasks such as screening baggage or practicing a musical score.
      • In private, however, he asked his friend, the conductor Mstislav Rostropovich, to record the 1932 score if he ever managed to leave the Soviet Union.
      • In 1847 Schumann penned one of his greatest chamber music scores - the Piano Trio No 1 in D minor Op 63.

    • 3.2(music for show, movie)

      música feminine
      • 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.
      • Another usual practice in other movies is to pepper a film score with various songs or pop tunes as shorthand for whatever developments are taking place.
      • Electronic compositions are more orchestral in their approach and are similar to the music heard in film scores.
      • However, Walton is most remembered for his splendid scores for films starring Laurence Olivier.
      • It is beautiful music and one of the best film scores of the '80s.
      • There are a multitude of directional effects and surround sounds to be found on this track, including a rollicking score at the film's bombastic finale.
      • In his lifetime, Berlin supplied the score for 19 films, six of them starring Fred Astaire.
      • Forster was closely involved with the music score and it is a powerful aspect of the film.
      • When I go to a movie, I listen to the film scores to see how the music interprets the action.
      • The CD consists mostly of Copland film scores, in close to their original form.
      • Thus, as diegetic music returns in the film's original score, it links scenes together, and adds to the film's unity.
      • The other problem is the musical score of the film, which thunders and sighs unrelentingly.
      • What is your philosophy in composing your film scores?
      • After some 200 film scores, Elmer Bernstein was considered one of the last of the giants in the world of movie music.
      • Like his film scores, this is Shostakovich in a populist vein.
      • It has probably been the most fulfilling computer game score I've written so far.
      • The Emmy award winning score works to enhance and drive the story along, not just accompany it.
      • He now has a grand total of 40 movie scores and four Emmy awards, a Tony and three Golden Globe awards to go with his three Oscars.

  • 4

    (notch)
    marca feminine
    muesca feminine
  • 5

    (twenty)
    veintena feminine
    she lived to be four score years and ten vivió hasta los 90 años
    • there were scores of people there había muchísima gente
    • 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.
    • There have been rallies and vigils by the score in small towns.
    • In India, cattle are there by the score, because of the Hindu faith.
    • During the eighteenth century, instability became a feature of government with ministers dismissed by the score.
    • Even so, the Europeans were intruders, emerging by the score from their towering vessels, appearing and disappearing without warning, violating sacred sites.
    • He licked them off the ground by the score, relishing their crunchy texture.
    • In the eighteenth century the great naturalist, Gilbert White of Selborne, paid a man to shoot blackbirds by the score every spring to protect his fruit trees.
    • First of all, there was the Prime Minister's impending knee operation in Mumbai that scored newsprint by the score.
    • Combined with recruiting units from the barracks, you can easily, when conditions arise, build armies with a score of siege weapons and a legion of men.
    • The others, just a score in all, crowded around him in the underbrush, shaking rain from their leather armor.
    • A score of men crowded the little courtyard visible at the end of the alley.
    • Today, with tourists in too much of a rush to stop, much less linger, the number of tables has shrunk to a score or so.
    • Nearly a score of public bus lines already serve the neighborhood, while greenway trails connect to hundreds of miles of regional bikeways.
    • It also has about a score of drugs in late stages of clinical trials.

transitive verb

  • 1

    • 1.1Sport

      (goal) marcar
      (goal) meter
      (goal) hacer
      (goal) anotar(se) Latin America
      to score a basket encestar
      • you score 20 points for that eso te da 20 puntos
      • he scored three homeruns hizo tres jonrones
      • The higher card wins and that player sets that card aside scoring the number of pips on it.
      • On each hand your team scores the total number of penalty points you have taken in your tricks.
      • And quibbles they are: as a film which, from the outset, devotes itself unashamedly to style over substance, it scores top marks.
      • As our exam system relies a lot on the written word, he scores low marks.
      • Leaving the U.S. media aside for a moment, he has not scored high marks with the possibly more objective international media, to judge by what I see on the Internet.
      • Teachers, parents and governing bodies - all want children to score high marks so they can get into the best colleges.
      • This is the fourth year in a row that federal agencies have scored low marks for computer security.
      • If she remembered correctly, he was the one who always scored the highest marks in all his classes, with the exception of psych, of course.
      • By most accounts, this brand scores high marks for their all-around solid dehumidifiers.
      • I played this game with a number of friends, including a few professional singers, and even they became infuriated that they were scoring low marks with songs they knew by heart.
      • At the end of each hand the winner scores the total value of all the cards remaining in the hands of the other players.
      • At the end of each hand, if both players on a team won, the team scores the total of their points.
      • Ann has won seven tricks and hence the cards, so she scores a total of 41 for the hand.
      • When all the tricks have been played each side scores the value of cards it has won in tricks.
      • To use myself as a counterexample, in psychological tests I always score off the charts in the rational measures (thinking vs. feeling, judgement vs. perception).
      • Burroughs students score off the charts on standardized tests - as everyone on the tour already seems to know.
      • Players attempt to throw coins or disks in the holes which score differently according to their difficulty.
      • However, if the higher card is more than twice the lower card then it's the lower card that is placed aside and scored.
      • The three rings score 5, 10 or 15 points if the disk lands within them respectively.
      • Aces count both 1 and 11, so any line with an ace must be scored twice, once at each of the two values.
      • He scored a record 49 times for England in 106 games, but is equally hailed for his sense of fair play.
      • Mark scored one of the most amazing baskets ever, it was unbelievable.
      • On April 16th he scored a total of 61 points against the Atlanta Hawks setting a new NBA record.
      • Plus, coming in off a two-game losing streak in which they scored a total of 17 points, the team's mind-set can't be positive.
      • Back and forth they went for several minutes, until finally he scored the winning shot.
      • She jumped higher than he did from the three point line, and scored a basket.
      • No one scored again until the third period when we crowded the front of the net and the point took a slapshot that the goalie never saw.
      • If your team has momentum, you can keep going forward; keep scoring, until something stops you.
      • The Clan had scored only one run until the fourth inning.
      • For 43 overs of cup cricket, however, we managed the innings to perfection, keeping out their best bowlers and scoring off the weaker ones.
      • No runs were scored off the next two balls to heighten the tension before Price pulled the fifth ball to mid-wicket and managed to scramble two runs.
      • Let him know how impressed you were by that free throw he scored at yesterday's game.
      • In the event of an absolute tie, the hands are thrown out and no one scores for the poker game.
      • A team will experience frustration and anger when they can't score in a game.
      • I watched from the ice as he beat the goalie and scored.
      • To score the maximum number of points, he must take exactly the number of tricks he called.
      • Notice that a winning declarer must score at least as many points as her bid.
      • Jake scored another basket, getting high-fives from his gym team.
      • We scored the first basket, but still ended up losing.
      • Finally, after they had gotten into the double-digits and we still hadn't scored, we decided that it was time to go inside.

    • 1.2(in competition, test)

      (person) sacar
      I scored 70% saqué 70 sobre 100
      • he scored the highest marks sacó / obtuvo la mejor puntuación
      • correct answers score five points each cada respuesta correcta vale / da cinco puntos

    • 1.3(win)

      (triumph/success) lograr
      (triumph/success) conseguir
      to score a political victory lograr / conseguir una victoria política
      • The 2nd Brigade of the 3rd Infantry Division (on camera) scored a significant success earlier in the day.
      • With the labor-union allies it has cultivated, it has even helped create new parties that have scored real successes.
      • From its first appearance on the New York art-scene it scored a triumph with collectors.
      • In 1986, he scored a spectacular success when he isolated the gene associated with retinoblastoma, a fierce form of eye cancer.
      • In 1560 Elizabeth scored a crucial success in the creation of an Anglophile government in Scotland and in Mary's apparent renunciation of her rival claim in the treaty of Edinburgh.
      • In Asia Minor, they quarreled among themselves, murdered the Christian inhabitants and scored no success against the Turks.
      • When no decisive successes were scored in either 1779 or 1780, France seemed to be staring disaster in the face.
      • She scored a major victory when she secured a ban on the export of charcoal in northeast Somalia.
      • He remained an active member of the Commons and in 1786 scored a stage success with The Heiress.
      • Last year the conservancy scored a triumph by acquiring 525,000 acres of desert land from the Corporation.
      • You will be popular and score a victory over enemies.
      • However, many Italians retained an almost magical belief in his ability to score diplomatic triumphs without involving Italy in a major war.
      • Thus, Guster was born and soon scored a record deal of their own with Sire Records.
      • And, staying with young people, Queensland scores a win.
      • Look for volunteer opps or unpaid internships, and score some job experience that's truly priceless.
      • So it's Monday morning, and perhaps you scored some names and numbers at the bar over the weekend.
      • The pioneer of cheap chic is scoring by selling designer lines at mass-market prices
      • It's also the first South Korean film to score major studio distribution.
      • That '74 film scored an Oscar nomination for best adapted screenplay, and was seen as a landmark.
      • When it comes to scoring sexy, rock-hard arms, your shoulders are a critical link.

  • 2

    • 2.1(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
      • Its white sides are scored and scratched, and my vines have spilled over the edge of the deck.
      • He put his hands down on the table, letting his claws score the wooden surface lightly.
      • Carefully place the pastry rounds on a large non-stick baking sheet and score the surface in a diamond pattern, using the tip of a small sharp knife.
      • Two of the paintings were actually diptychs, abutting so tightly that they appeared to be a single surface scored by a palette knife.
      • You only want to score a line in the plywood, not cut so far through it that you weaken the strength of the floor or cause a cleaning problem.
      • To prevent color from wicking through to an adjacent area, lightly score the boundary line with a razor blade.
      • To make the cut, use a brick chisel and a hand-drilling hammer (small sledge) to score a cut line all around the block.
      • Dark marks were scored across her muzzle in dreadful lines that were a reminder of the scars that distorted my own face and she moved slowly, painfully.
      • A compassionate old woman, the deep lines of time scored into her bird face, stares down at me, the last thing I need.
      • Italics indicate lines scored in the left margin by Melville in his text of Paradise Lost.
      • He or she uses a monopolar ESU pencil to dissect through the subcutaneous tissue to the sternum and then scores the sternum down the midline with the ESU.
      • With the other, she scored a mark hairs beneath the scar on Rae's cheek.
      • What parts of the floor weren't laid with threadbare rugs were scored and marked from claws.
      • Tap the nail set on the mark just enough to score the glazing on the tile, but not too hard.
      • Their faces are completely scored by vertical eraser marks leaving only a bare trace of their features.
      • Bravo to whomever boldly scored that black mark through the red tag!
      • After applying a primer of red, the decorative figures were scored precisely around each element and thickly painted.
      • To allow the steam to penetrate behind the wallpaper, nonporous wallpaper such as vinyl must first be scored with a puncturing roller or rough sandpaper before steaming.
      • Then turn the piece over and score the back to cut through the mesh on the other side.

  • 3

    Music
    (piece) (write) escribir
    (piece) (write) componer
    (piece) (arrange) hacer un arreglo de
    • I'd love to work with the Los Angeles Philharmonic Orchestra to score the music for one of his titles.
    • Music is also scored to the fight action and to that rhythm.
    • So, I will be working with Martinu's Double Concerto - scored for two strings orchestras, piano and timpani.
    • The violoncello piccolo is used in Cantata BWV 6, but not in the sixth Cello Suite #6, for which the piece was scored.
    • Mansurian, however, has scored these pieces for various combinations of viola, voice, piano, and percussion.
    • The Octet is scored for flute, clarinet, French horn, violin, viola, cello, double bass, and piano.
    • Charles Gounod's Petite symphonie is scored for flute and eight winds.
    • The elusive first movement is followed by a scherzo scored for wind instruments only, complemented by a slow movement for singing strings.
    • Also like Shostakovich, Tishchenko has scored his symphony for a large orchestra, which he nevertheless uses sparingly.
    • The Third Symphony, scored for full orchestra with prominent solo duties for the guitar, was written almost six years later.
    • Pierrot Lunaire, performed in Berlin in 1912, was scored for eight instruments and a voice for which relative pitches were notated to form a speech-melody.
    • The new work is a wild athletic circus of music scored for a large orchestra together with a smaller ensemble.
    • Milhaud originally scored it for a small orchestra, then, due to its great success, transcribed it for duet.
    • Four Russian Peasant Songs is scored for soprano soloist, female voices and four horns.
    • Many other composers have scored it since, including Bartók in his Music for Strings, Percussion, and Celesta.
    • Written in 1988, it is scored for four musicians and two marimbas (another Reichian touch).
    • Furthermore, the individual variations function like chamber music, scored for a shifting cast of instruments.
    • What are the typical steps you go through in the process of composing, scoring and recording a track, and how long does this usually take?
    • When Drake played him ‘Way to Blue’, Kirby brought out its hymnal qualities, scoring an arrangement that owed more to Handel than the undergraduate favourites of the day.
    • It was scored for 16 player pianos that were to be tightly synchronised during concert performance.

intransitive verb

  • 1

    • 1.1Sport

      marcar
      anotar(se) un tanto
      a high/low-scoring game un partido en el que se marcaron / se hicieron muchos/pocos goles (or tantos etc.)

    • 1.2(in competition, test)

      he scored well in the exam obtuvo / sacó una buena puntuación en el examen
      • team A scored very high in the first round el equipo A consiguió muchos puntos en la primera vuelta

  • 2

    (do well)
    destacar(se)
    to score over sth/sb aventajar / superar a algo/algn
    this car scores in terms of economy este coche (se) destaca por lo económico
  • 3slang

    (obtain drugs)
    conseguir droga
    pichicatear Southern Cone, Peru informal
    conectar Mexico slang
    • A dope dealer doesn't just pop up on my computer and say, This is how you can score illegal drugs.
    • Deena rarely saw her mom because her mom was always away partying and trying to score drugs.
    • Even the one older character, Rory, is a screwed-up social worker who scores drugs from his clients.
    • After a stay in hospital, mother and baby were discharged, but her first action on getting out was to score some heroin.
    • Did she spend most of her nights with him driving around scoring heroin in the projects, buying needles from a corner store on the Ridge?
    • One night, following a session of argy-bargy, Emily storms out of their apartment after scoring some heroin.
    • Add to that a covert operation to score some marijuana for his dad's glaucoma, and, well, it's needless to say this day doesn't end well.
    • I got my first sinking feeling when I found myself a little while later playing bodyguard in the kitchen of a strange drug dealer while she scored a bag of dope.
    • Relationship issues become secondary to the never-ending cycle of seeking, scoring, and using heroin.
    • He weaved us through the area until we finally arrived at a store, scored a cheap pair of flips, paid our guide for his time and helpfulness, and went back to the Peponi for a shower and drink.
    • I score a glass of champagne and drift off with the melodies of the pygmies echoing in my head.
    • Not to mention an opportunity to score plenty of craft-type stuff from local Pagan artisans.
    • Trying to score a free case of beer, the brothers put a mouse in a beer bottle and go to the ‘Elsinore Brewery’ to complain.
    • It seems to me like he was, moment to moment, trying to have the most fun and score drugs.
  • 4slang

    (have sex)
    did you score with her? ¿te acostaste con ella?
    • Finally, after decades of foreplay, a gay man on TV scored.
    • You don't have to have nerves of steel to score with women.
    • Straight men who want to score with their women look to us for advice.
    • He's gone to a half-dozen events and first scored at the Bryant Park rally, with a woman sitting next to him on the grass.
    • The guys who do manage to score outside are hardy souls - hardier than the ones flirting in the relative safety of the bar.
    • Of course the double standard is really unfair, but I don't think it's particularly cool for people to sleep around just to score, when there's no real lasting attachment.
    • Now, what is the best place for a single male to score?
    • One night we had been out working hard to score, but by two a.m. it was clear we were going to sleep alone that night.
    • But unless we scored with an eager couple, this sexual nirvana was strictly off-limits to us single males.
    • He was a male groupie who managed to score all the female groupies.
    • That said, a man may appreciate it more if he has to work for it, but the point here is to score.
    • You quickly lose count of the number of concerts played, riots started, lines snorted, girls scored, parties busted, millions made and punches thrown.
    • The over-the-top product placement has even found its way into the bedrooms of the Olympic Village, as condom maker Durex will distribute over 130,000 free condoms to any athlete looking to score off the field.