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"If he were to be selected, I would be very happy"

Yes, "If he were to be selected, I would be very happy" is good grammar, and yes, it means the same as, "If someone selected him", I would be very happy". It does not mean the ...
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"If he were to be selected, I would be very happy"

This is the "second conditional", the condition "he were to be selected" refers to a hypothetical future state that is seen as unlikely. So it means roughly "If someone ...
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