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Confusing Words > happy or lucky
Does "bored" mean the same as "boring"? What's the difference between "funny" and "fun"? Here are some commonly confused English word pairs.

happy = feeling, showing or causing pleasure or satisfaction


Your parents are not going to be very happy when they see the mess you've made!

Dave seems a lot happier since he met Cindy.

I don't feel happy about it.

lucky = having good things happen to you by chance


Steve's lucky that he wasn't fired.

They were lucky things didn't turn out worse.

Note: Happiness is an emotion. Luck is an external factor that you cannot influence.