scores of other unsought inducements

tesoke

Senior Member
USA
Persian
Hi, I cannot understand the meaning of the red part of the following sentence from “I’m a stranger here myself” by Bill Bryson. Would you please explain it to me? Thanks a lot.

There among the usual copious invitations to acquire new credit cards, ..., and the scores of other unsought inducements, and ... .
 
  • PaulQ

    Senior Member
    UK
    English - England
    Score = a group of 20 (compare, dozen = a group of 12)
    unsought = unrequested; that had not been requested; that were not wanted, etc.
     
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