set a record
This page is about the collocation set a record
collocation pattern: verb + noun
to achieve a new record in sport, sales, profits, losses, etc.
- We should set a record for online sales next month.
- How many new world records were set in the last Olympic Games?
Records can be set not only for the highest or best, but also for the lowest or worst, as in "set a record for the lowest score ever" and "set a record for the worst run of losses".
If someone sets a record, it means
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