Apparently about 60% of people make new year’s resolutions, however only around 8% are successful in achieving them. Here are some useful verbs from your Scrambled Eggs team to help you describe what you’re trying this year.
Firstly, how about starting something new this year? Maybe something you’ve wanted to do for a long time?
How do you feel about picking up something new? Too busy? Then try this one:
If you’re too lazy to improve or develop talents, then there’s always Netflix for when you have some free time:
Some people are more organised than others, and possibly tidier than them too, but everyone has to face the same problems of junk at some point in the year:
Now let’s have a look at one of the most common new year’s resolutions – starting a diet:
New year = new you? Then how about focusing on the way you interact with other people around you:
What do you think about starting a diet? If it seems like a good idea now, just remember that you can’t quit after just a few weeks:
And there you go! 7 new phrasal verbs for you to use when you speak English. Think you can use these verbs in conversation? Try chatting with a friend about your new year’s resolutions, or leave a comment below about what you’re trying this year!
If you want to practice them a bit more, have a go at the quiz below:
Phrasal verbs for new year's resolutions
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