Incorrect and Correct Sentences



Incorrect and Correct Sentences :




Incorrect Sentence :


Is it your happy birthday today?





Correct Sentence :


Is it your birthday today?


'Birthday' refers to an event/occasion, while happy describes its nature.


So, whereas, while wishing someone one would say/write 'happy birthday', while referring to the event/occasion, one just uses the word 'birthday'.


Moreover, one needs to keep in mind that while wishing a person 'happy birthday' that the birthday should be happy is a wish, but one would be incorrect to refer to a birthday as essentially happy (i.e. it is your happy birthday), as it may not necessarily be so as for various reasons one's birthday may prove to be a sad day.

















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