-ate 表“有～性质的”、“有～味道的”之意 变化型 -ete，-ute
someone who is fortunate has something good happen to them, or is in a good situation
= luckyfortunate to do sth I've been fortunate to find a career that I love. I was fortunate enough to obtain a research studentship at Stanford.fortunate in doing sth She felt fortunate in being able to please herself where she lived.fortunate that I'm fortunate that I have such an understanding wife.more/less fortunate than sb We've been more fortunate than a lot of farmers.
a fortunate event is one in which something good happens by chance, especially when this saves you from trouble or danger
= lucky By a fortunate coincidence, a passer-by heard her cries for help.the less fortunate
people who are poor We should all consider the plight of the less fortunate.
1. But the English were more fortunate than the Poles in Warsaw and the Dutch in Rotterdam. 但是英国人要比华沙的波兰人和鹿特丹的荷兰人幸运。
2. He found this adventitious meeting with his friend extremely fortunate. 他觉得这次与他朋友偶然相遇是极其幸运的。
3. He never talked about himself as an object of pity, nor did he show any envy of the more fortunate or able. 他从不说自己可怜，也从不表现出对那些比他幸运或健康的人的羡慕。
4. ´so it was fortunate that we didn´t have to carry him. "值得庆幸的是它没让我们抬它走。
5. So it was fortunate that we didn´t have to carry him. 侥幸的是， 我们还不必抬它走。
6. She was fortunate to find a job. 她找到了工作，真是幸运。
7. She is fortunate in having a kind husband. 她运气好，有一个好丈夫。