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Python Python Collections (2016, retired 2019) Lists Disemvowel

huyen nguyen
huyen nguyen
850 Points

Help me with my code

what's missing in my code

disemvowel.py
def disemvowel(word):
    x=word.lower()
    word_list=list(x)
    z=["a", "e", "i", "o", "u"]
    for i in word_list:
        if i in z:
            new= word_list.remove(i)
        return str(new)

2 Answers

Hi there!

I just answered a question very similar to this.

Can you check it out here? Can't work out why my disemvowel function won't work

huyen nguyen
huyen nguyen
850 Points

I tried to copy and paste your code but it didn't work. How weird!

Did you read the other answers?

Here's the passing code:

def disemvowel(word):
     result = ''
     for letter in word:
         if letter.lower() not in 'aeiou':
             result += letter
    return result

As the other comments show below, my disemvowel function forgot to check both uppercase and lowercase letters. Read the comments below and you'll see :smile:

huyen nguyen
huyen nguyen
850 Points

Hi Alexander, Why don't we need a 'return' command following if command? can we write return result+=letter, instead of adding 'return result' at the last line?

Actually, we can't. This is the most simple form I can think of (unless you count list comprehensions). :smile: