First, thanks for the nice words about UsingEnglish. Red and TDOL have done a marvelous job in providing the opportunity for great interactions between students and teachers.Originally Posted by Learner
As to your question, I would say "not quite". In the first use, "record" is being used as an adjective. The player then has won "medals". One doesn't reall "win" records. One sets records, holds records, etc., but wins competitions, games, medals, etc. One could say that the player set a record of 12 gold medals.
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