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Python Python Basics (2015) Shopping List App Break

How do I break out of a loop when I get to a certain item in a string?

I have been trying this for ages but I can't seem to find how to do it.

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

1 Answer

Mohammad Usman
Mohammad Usman
5,969 Points

You nearly got it. The challenge is asking you to break out the loop when item == 'STOP'. This means it doesn't want you to print the item when it does equal 'STOP'. To fix this simply place your if argument above your 'print(item)' line