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The adjective fortunate, which describes people or events marked by good fortune, implies that success is obtained by the operation of favorable circumstances more than by direct effort; it is usually applied to grave or large matters (especially those happening in the ordinary course of things): fortunate in one’s choice of a partner; a fortunate investment. Happy emphasizes a pleasant ending or something that happens at just the right moment: By a happy accident, I received the package on time. Lucky, a more colloquial word, is applied to situations that turn out well by chance: lucky at cards; my lucky day.

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Today, we are fortunate enough to have more options than ever.
In November of 2019 I was fortunate enough to attend the Google webmaster conference at Google headquarters in Mountain View.
The youngest of four children of a military general in La Paz, she got in trouble for sneaking food and clothes from her home to give to less fortunate neighbors.
America is fortunate to have Pete as their secretary of transportation.
Wachter and several older Americans who were recently vaccinated told The Washington Post they consider themselves fortunate to have gotten the shots and realize navigating the uncertainties of a post-vaccine life is a good problem to have.
I'm fortunate that my birth mother and half sister have embraced me, my kids and my grandkids.
I’ve been fortunate that I’ve been on the right spot, I guess.
That would make it a cultural adaptation, a matter of accumulating knowledge passed between generations, an example of species surviving in a fast-changing world not because of some fortunate genetic mutation but because they are learning.
He said it is fortunate that a lot of the vaccine designs are focused on the full-length spike protein, which their model suggests is a good move.
The past year has made her feel fortunate that she has “an abundance of people I can talk to about difficult or deeper conversation topics.”

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