break the record
Surpass a previous achievement, as in He was determined to break the record for the high jump. This usage is applied primarily to sports of various kinds. [1880s]
Move very fast, as in The lecture was so dull that we broke the record getting to the door: [Second half of 1900s]
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How to use break the record in a sentence
France 24 is providing live, round-the-clock coverage of both scenes as they progress.
That would truly be a milestone to celebrate—until you see what that record “diversity” actually means.
Sands was involved in a scandalous-for-the-time romance with the carpenter and there were rumors she was pregnant with his child.New York’s Most Tragic Ghost Loves Minimalist Swedish Fashion|Nina Strochlic|January 8, 2015|DAILY BEAST
Three on-the-record stories from a family: a mother and her daughters who came from Phoenix.I Tried to Warn You About Sleazy Billionaire Jeffrey Epstein in 2003|Vicky Ward|January 7, 2015|DAILY BEAST
The Amazon biography for an author named Papa Faal mentions both Gambia and lists a military record that matches the FBI report.The Shadowy U.S. Veteran Who Tried to Overthrow a Country|Jacob Siegel|January 6, 2015|DAILY BEAST
Let them open their minds to us, let them put upon permanent record the significance of all their intrigues and manœuvres.The Salvaging Of Civilisation|H. G. (Herbert George) Wells
Sleek finds it far harder work than fortune-making; but he pursues his Will-o'-the-Wisp with untiring energy.The Pit Town Coronet, Volume I (of 3)|Charles James Wills
Were you ever arrested, having in your custody another man's cash, and would rather go to gaol, than break it?
If old Piegan Smith hadn't been sampling the contents of that keg so industriously he would never have made a break.Raw Gold|Bertrand W. Sinclair
Because the universe is governed by laws, and there is no credible instance on record of those laws being suspended.God and my Neighbour|Robert Blatchford