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Are these sentences correct:
1-He showed happiness to be there. (Meaning: He showed that he was happy to be there.)
2-He showed his happiness to be there.
 

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When we are happy, we are generally happy about something. Thus, you could say;
  • He showed his happiness about being there.

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You might also, though less commonly, be able to say 'his happiness on being there'. ;-)
 
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