set a record

idiom

: to achieve something no other person or thing has achieved
She set a record for the most sales in the history of the company.

Examples of set a record in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Across the desert in Nevada, Natasha Ivory took four of her eight children to a water park in Mount Charleston, outside Las Vegas, which on Sunday set a record high of 119 F (48.3 C). Cnn.com Wire Service, The Mercury News, 7 July 2024 Stereophonic also set a record for the most Tony nominations for a play, surpassing previous record holder Slave Play’s 12 noms in 2020. Zoe G. Phillips, The Hollywood Reporter, 16 June 2024 Gross has already sold $50 million in stamps in recent years, including a collection of U.K. postage that set a record too, the report said. Eva Roytburg, Fortune, 9 June 2024 State officials have said Maryland is on track to set a record this cycle for the total number of mail-in ballots cast. Lia Russell, Baltimore Sun, 9 May 2024 See all Example Sentences for set a record 

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“Set a record.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/set%20a%20record. Accessed 14 Jul. 2024.

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