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    (a) record four terms

    Is the article needed in this sentence?

    F.D Roosevelt was elected to (a) record four terms.
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    Re: (a) record four terms

    Yes it is.
    It's another way of saying,
    Franklin D. Roosevelt was elected president four times,which is a record.

    Use Franklin D. Roosevelt or, less formally, FDR, but not F. D. Roosevelt.

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    #3

    Re: (a) record four terms

    Elected "to" a record four terms. Or "for."

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    Re: (a) record four terms

    Yes, I would use "for" with "term." I somehow read "terms" as "times" in the original.

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