||a person who is afraid, a coward, fraidy cat
||The girls will say scaredy cat if I don't go in the water.
|school of hard knocks
||(See the school of hard knocks)
||school is finished for the day or for the year
||When the bell rings at 3:30, school's out! Yea!
||People who scoff books from the library are thieves.
||news report, story
||What's the scoop on the murder? Do you know who did it?
||get news before they do, print the story first
||The reporter said, "We scooped them all on the Harding story."
|score to settle
||(See a score to settle)
||free of work or discipline, not asked to pay, get off
||Four members of the gang were convicted, but two went scot-free.
||what I say is the truth; the gospel truth
||We didn't take your golf ball - scout's honor.