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make history

to do something important that has not been done before and will be recorded publicly and remembered for a long time: Margaret Thatcher made history when she became the first female British prime minister.
(Definition of make history from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “make history”
in Chinese (Simplified) 创造历史, 载入史册…
in Chinese (Traditional) 創造歷史, 載入史冊…
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