In a movie about drug addiction they used this combination of words:
hustle, score, use
They said it was always the same pattern - but what does it mean and where does it come from?
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Q: ... and where does it come from?
It's not a set phrase but three individual words, the first two of which are slang.
hustle: "Sense of "to get in a quick, illegal manner" is 1840 in Amer.Eng.; that of "to sell goods aggressively" is 1887." (Online Etymology Dictionary)
score: "to find and purchase drugs. [US, (1926): ERH: 1982, DWM: 1936, BVB: 1942, D&B: 1970c, ..." (The Slang and Jargon of Drugs and Drink)
use: "mid-13c., from O.Fr. user "use, employ, practice," from V.L. *usare "use," frequentative form of pp. stem of L. uti "to use," in Old L. oeti "use, employ, exercise, perform," of unknown origin. Replaced O.E. brucan (see brook (v.))." (Online Etymology Dictionary)