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    New Year Resolutions or New Year's Resolutions

    I'm confused.

    Some people say New Year resolution. Some say New Year's resolution.

    Which is correct?

    Thanks.

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    Re: New Year Resolutions or New Year's Resolutions

    Quote Originally Posted by munchkin2618 View Post
    I'm confused.

    Some people say New Year resolution. Some say New Year's resolution.

    Which is correct?

    Thanks.
    As you said your self, "Some people say New Year resolution. Some say New Year's resolution." Both are considered correct.

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    Re: New Year Resolutions or New Year's Resolutions

    I'm confused.

    NOT A TEACHER


    (1) Me, too!

    (2) As the moderator told us, both are used by native speakers.

    (3) Nevertheless, I respectfully suggest that you use "New Year's." Why?

    Because it seems to be traditional and because no one will say that you are

    wrong.

    (4) If you use "New Year," some people will ask themselves: Is that correct?

    (5) I think, however, that eventually "New Year" will "win" the competition.

    "New Year resolutions" looks "cleaner" than "New Year's resolutions" with its

    apostrophe (which also makes it harder to pronounce).

    (6) Whatever you do, do NOT write "New Years resolutions."

    Happy New Year! I hope that all of your New Year's resolutions come true.

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