In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(occurrence/coincidence) afortunado(occurrence/coincidence) felizhe's a fortunate person — es una persona afortunada / con suerte
- he was very fortunate to find a job — tuvo mucha suerte al encontrar trabajo
- you are fortunate in having no financial worries — tienes suerte de no tener problemas económicos
- it was fortunate that he came — fue una suerte que viniera
- how fortunate! — ¡qué suerte!
- In domestic experiences, however, you will be less fortunate.
- My children are incredibly fortunate to attend an elementary school that has a cook who cares.
- Actually, thinking about that makes me realise how fortunate I am.
- Being in such a fortunate position, it has the opportunity to do very well.
- Their neighbors, especially Latinos who have lived in the Mission for decades, have been less fortunate.
- As we were lost this was a bit of a fortunate coincidence.
- Some of his most valuable connections flowed from the accident of a fortunate birth.
- She was so fortunate to get to do these two magnificent characters before anybody had any idea about them.
- Some people aren't as fortunate as us.
- I consider myself very fortunate to have found this place.
- I consider myself very fortunate to have been given the opportunity to move down south.
- It is a unique stadium and I consider myself very fortunate to have played there.
- Few business travelers could afford or justify the costly comforts lavished upon the fortunate few.
- Police said the driver of the Range Rover was fortunate to escape without serious injury.
- In theory, a currency union can offer economic benefits - but only under fortunate circumstances.
- I felt extremely fortunate, more like a survivor than a champion.
- I count myself incredibly fortunate that I have a number of friends like this.
- For a fortunate few, it may be met with love and compassion.
- We are fortunate to live in a country where the food is so varied.
- I would count myself more fortunate if he were to resemble you in kindness and love of justice.
- I am fortunate enough to live in an area with an excellent recycling scheme.
- They said it was fortunate that nobody had suffered serious food poisoning.
- Miller was fortunate to receive a call from a potential buyer.
- Are you aware that not many people are as fortunate as you are?
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