To use Heureusement vs par chance for "luckily"

KayC1Kwiziq community member

To use Heureusement vs par chance for "luckily"

Are these terms interchangeable?

Asked 3 weeks ago
CécileKwiziq team memberCorrect answer

Hi Kay, 

Not here,

heureusement elle s'est révélée très douée   means luckily for me , she turned out to be very gifted.
 par chance = par hasard 

which is more of a random event, unsuitable here.

Bonne Continuation!

ChrisC1 Kwiziq Q&A super contributor

Yes and no. Sometimes they can be interchangeable, other times their difference matters.

Heureusement refers more to the happy side of lucky, whereas par chance is about the chancy side of lucky.

I suggest you look them both up in one of the many online dictionaries which can give you a broader perspective.

To use Heureusement vs par chance for "luckily"

Are these terms interchangeable?

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