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The year 2016 may go [down / up] in history as one of the best years for people to [stuck / stick] to their New Year's resolutions. These are the promises people make [for / to] themselves at the beginning of the year to lose weight, [save / saving] money, stop smoking, etc. Research shows that around half of [all / every] adults make New Year’s resolutions but fewer than 10 per cent of them keep to [them / these] promises. Many people make goals at the [begins / beginning] of January but have given up by February. The main reason people do not stick [to / two] their resolutions is because they are too unrealistic. People think it will be easy to [chance / change] their behaviour, but many resolutions need a [lot / lots] of willpower and many habits are difficult to change.

Researchers in the USA asked people about their resolutions for 2016. Top of the [list / last] was to live life to the [fullest / fuller] . Nearly half (45.7%) of those who took the survey said they planned to [sit / set] this as one of their goals for 2016. The second most [popular / popularity] resolution was to live a healthier lifestyle, with two [on / in] five (41.1%) saying this would be one of their aims. [Losing / Lost] weight was third on the list (39.6% of people) and wanting to [spend / spending] more time with family and friends (33.2%) was fourth. The survey found that young people are [made / making] more resolutions than [older / olden] people. Those in the 18-34 age group made an average of three resolutions for 2016, while older people decided [in / on] just two.

 
 

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