A New Year's resolution is a goal made on 1st January, which a person aims to complete within that year.
Have you made any New Year's resolutions? I want to lose weight and get fit.
My mum's New Year's resolution is to stop smoking.
Let's make it our New Year's resolution to run a marathon in 2013!
If you break your resolution, you are unsuccessful at completing it.
I don't bother making New Year's resolutions, as I always break them.
Many people use the New Year as an opportunity to make resolutions to change their life. Popular resolutions include eating healthily and getting fit, although around 60% of gym memberships taken out in January are said to go unused.