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Python Python Basics (2015) Shopping List App Continue

Peter Falcone
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Peter Falcone
Courses Plus Student 1,108 Points

Continuing after index

The method I attempted to use is not working. Either I'm overlooking something very minor, or this little task is not quite as straight-forward as I thought

breaks.py
def loopy(items):
    for item in items:
        if item[0] = "a"
            continue
        print(item)

1 Answer

Jennifer Nordell
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Jennifer Nordell
Treehouse Teacher

Hi there! You're doing great! Would you believe you're off by two whole characters? Here's some hints :smiley:

  • An if statement should end with a colon :
  • We use a single equals for an assignment
  • We use a double equals for a comparison

I think you can get it with these hints, but let me know if you're still stuck! :sparkles: