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make history

To do something historically significant; to do something important that will be remembered and recorded for a long time. She made history by becoming the first woman to hold the position. They are trying to make history as the only team ever to come back from an 0-3 start.
See also: history, make

make history

Do something memorable or spectacular enough to influence the course of history, as in That first space flight made history. [Mid-1800s]
See also: history, make

make history

do something that is remembered in or influences the course of history.
See also: history, make

go down in/make ˈhistory

be or do something so important that it will be recorded in history: Roger Bannister made history as the first man to run a mile in less than four minutes.This battle will go down in history as one of our most important victories.
See also: down, go, history, make

make history

To do something memorable or spectacular enough to influence the course of history: The first space flight made history.
See also: history, make
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He draws upon those many years of experience and expertise in "Teaching Out-of-the-Box": A Teacher's Guide To Making History Fun...And More is provide novice classroom teachers with a series of tools (including mnemonics, acronyms, and wild stories) designed to elicit laughter and delight from children while drawing them into learning history and other subjects with zest and enjoyment.
As Giancarlo De Carlo claimed: 'Our discussions were meant to help us better understand what we were doing, we didn't think we were making history. None of us ever thought what we were saying was epochmaking.
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Your part in making history: The message to Gazette readers from Deputy Prime Minister John Prescott is that our agenda-setting referendum debate on September 10 is of crucial importance.
parliament was debating a bill that would give same-sex couples many of the rights of marriage, James Clark and his partner, Anthony Stewart, were making history on their own.
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