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Have you made any New Year’s resolutions? (1/5) 你有什麼新年目標嗎?(一)

A: The Lunar New Year is almost upon us.

B: Have you made any New Year’s resolutions?

A: New Year’s resolutions? So you make resolutions at the start of every year?

Photo: Yang Hsin-hui, Liberty Times 照片:自由時報楊心慧

B: Yep. I feel this makes life full of promise, and it also instills a sense of responsibility.

A: 農曆新年就快要到了。

B: 你有什麼新年目標嗎?

A: 新年目標?原來你每年還會設定目標喔?

B: 對啊,這樣會感覺人生充滿了希望,也可以培養責任感!

(Translated by Edward Jones, Taipei Times/台北時報張聖恩)

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resolution

The noun “resolution” can also be modified into an adjective (resolute) or a verb (to resolve). For example: “Fred was resolute in his determination to earn a black belt in karate, and resolved to achieve this goal before his 20th birthday.”

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