Definition of on that (or this) score in US English:

on that (or this) score

phrase

  • So far as that (or this) is concerned.

    ‘my priority was to blend new faces into the team and we have succeeded on that score’
    • ‘They're sensitive to anything - I don't want to say sensitive to a fault, but I think you'd be very, very proud of them, particularly on this score.’
    • ‘And it is on this score that more candor may be required.’
    • ‘All this elaborate housing would still be neat, but nonetheless inconsequential, if it didn't match the music it housed, though, and on that score, it succeeds again.’
    • ‘Beaverbrook, who freely admitted running his newspapers for propaganda, had no cause for concern on that score.’
    • ‘There are several reasons for doubts on this score.’
    • ‘But even political columnists are bound by ordinary rules of inference and logic, and it is on this score that her book fails even more spectacularly.’
    • ‘Past history has influenced our perspective on this score, and we would be delighted to be proven wrong.’
    • ‘It appears that we need to find a happy medium on this score - one that will ensure the non-exploitation of workers, while at the same time not inhibiting new or emergent business in a country that needs to generate employment.’
    • ‘And there are several people who defend them on this score.’
    • ‘I was able to ameliorate her concerns on that score and she relaxed, but just a bit.’
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