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Python Regular Expressions in Python Introduction to Regular Expressions The Basics

Everytime I get to task 4 I get the same error : "It looks like Task 1 is no longer passing"... What should I do ?

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basics.py
import re

file_object = open("basics.txt")
data = file_object.read()
file_object.close()

first = re.match('Four, 'utf-8')

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james south
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errors in one task often cause it to say you now have errors in previous tasks. here your re match has neither the requested pattern nor the proper string, and you have an errant single quote ' . remove the space and comma after Four, put it in quotes, and then the string you are searching isn't utf-8, it's the variable where you read the file into. so ('pattern', string).