hit record

noun

: a record or CD that is very popular and sells many copies

Examples of hit record in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web And yet, attendance and sales have also hit record levels since the concert industry came back fully in 2022. John Wenzel, The Denver Post, 2 Apr. 2024 And cocoa prices hit record highs recently, with rising temperatures stressing and damaging crops in West Africa, where most of the world's cocoa is produced. Aliza Chasan, CBS News, 25 Mar. 2024 The Brain Supreme mints an iconic hit record from the DJ booth and Outkast tests songs by watching the girls dance. Jennifer Maas, Variety, 12 Mar. 2024 Other Alaska areas hit record high temps In the midst of the hefty snowfall, other parts of the state saw record-high temperatures. USA TODAY, 30 Jan. 2024 World food prices hit record level as a result of the Russian invasion of Ukraine combined with other factors but have since fallen from record highs in 2022. Samuel Petrequin, Fortune Europe, 22 Mar. 2024 Related article Gold, bitcoin and stocks hit record highs this week. Bryan Mena, CNN, 20 Mar. 2024 Meanwhile, the price of aluminum — the primary material in cans — hit record highs in March 2022, government data shows, as the war in Ukraine ramped up. Emma Kumer, Washington Post, 9 Feb. 2024 Violent crime has dropped to nearly a fifty-year low, unemployment is below four per cent, and in January the S. & P. 500 and the Dow hit record highs. Evan Osnos, The New Yorker, 4 Mar. 2024

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“Hit record.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/hit%20record. Accessed 19 Apr. 2024.

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