set a record


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

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Recent Examples on the Web The 2024 graduation season has a special meaning to 82 foster children, who all set a record for graduating from local high schools in Ohio. Danielle Jennings, Peoplemag, 6 June 2024 Yes, there’s a difference June 5, 2024 Record-setting temperatures Palmdale in Los Angeles County set a record high for June 5, hitting 105 degrees Wednesday, two degrees above its record from 1981, according to the National Weather Service. Grace Toohey, Los Angeles Times, 6 June 2024 Brown became the first unanimous winner of the Coach of the Year award last season after after the Kings set a record with the highest offensive rating in NBA history. Jason Anderson, Sacramento Bee, 1 June 2024 Milwaukee high temperature could set a record Tuesday By Tuesday, however, the warm front is expected to advance across the entire area. Genevieve Redsten, Journal Sentinel, 24 Feb. 2024 See all Example Sentences for set a record 

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“Set a record.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 18 Jun. 2024.

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