keep score

idiom

Definition of keep score

: to officially record the number of points, goals, runs, etc., that each player or team gets in a game or contest sometimes used figurativelyIf you're keeping score, this is the third time that he has run for mayor and lost.

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“Keep score.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/keep%20score. Accessed 2 Jun. 2020.

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