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Python Python Basics (2015) Shopping List App Break

yannis sousanis
yannis sousanis
7,199 Points

can anyone help me with this challenge task?

it pases the first challenge but I'm stuck here

breaks.py
def loopy(items):
    for item in items:
        if items == "STOP":
           break
        else:
            print(items)

1 Answer

Ari Misha
Ari Misha
19,274 Points

Hiya Yannis! The order of statements in a loop matters. Means first statement gets executed first by the loop, followed by second statement after the first statement and so on. I can see like three bugs in your code. First off, you should be printing "item" alias , not "items" argument. Second off, your print(item) should be the first statement in your "for" loop , and the "if" condition needs to be after your print statement. Thirdly, There is no need for "else" condition , simply coz challenge never asked ya to extend your "if" to "else". This is how your code should look like:

def loopy(items):
    for item in items:
        print(item)
        if item == "STOP":
           break