score to settle

idiom

Definition of score to settle

: something bad that was done to someone that the harmed person keeps in mind in order to do something bad in return He says he has a few (old) scores to settle.

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“Score to settle.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/score%20to%20settle. Accessed 26 Nov. 2020.

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