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.

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“Set a record.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/set%20a%20record. Accessed 30 Nov. 2022.

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