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Python Python Basics (2015) Shopping List App Break

Break Challenge Task 1/2

I do not know what is wrong with my code:

loopy(items): for items in items: print(item)

my_items = ["a", "b", "c"] loopy(my_items)

breaks.py
def loopy(items):
    for thing in items
        print items

my_items = "a"
loopy(my_items)

1 Answer

for item in items:    #for each item in the list items
  print(item)            #print each item in the list items

the best way to think of it, at this level is a bag... later you will learn about Data structures and bag interfaces, which at its core contains some similarities but I am off topic. So you have a bag full of different kinds of candy. so

for candy in bag:
  print(candy)

it wants to know what each piece in the bag is. The way you have the for loop working is you are calling the bag every iteration instead of the contents.