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N2 Lesson 10: 14/20

幸(さいわ)いなことに
luckily, fortunately

Structure
幸い + ((1))+ Phrase
幸いことに(2) + Phrase

(1)に、に
(2) 幸いだったことに
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  • [Used to express that something happened due to good luck]
  • [ことに is used to emphasize emotion]
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彼(かれ)幸(さいわ)い、エアバッグのおかげで怪我(けが)をせずに済(す)んだ。
Luckily for him, thanks to the airbag, he got away without injury.
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亡(な)き父(ちち)からもらった財布(さいふ)が盗(ぬす)まれたが、幸(さいわ)いなことに、現金(げんきん)を抜(ぬ)かれただけで、財布(さいふ)自体(じたい)は警察(けいさつ)がすぐに見(み)つけてくれた。
The wallet I received from my late father was stolen, but fortunately only the money was taken and the wallet itself was recovered quickly by the police.
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幸(さいわ)いなことに、船上(せんじょう)に医者(いしゃ)がいた。
Luckily, there was a doctor on board the ship.
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