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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