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Python Python Collections (2016, retired 2019) Dictionaries String Formatting with Dictionaries

David Lahoud
David Lahoud
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How to complete this task?

I don't fully understand the task I am supposed to complete on this practice task. I'm getting an error saying that name is not defined in the function when I unpack the dict

string_factory.py
def favorite_food(dict):
    favorite_food(**(dict))
    return "Hi, I'm {name} and I love to eat {food}!".format(dict)

1 Answer

Here's a simplified version:)

def favorite_food(dict):
    return "Hi, I'm {name} and I love to eat {food}!".format(**dict)

Just use the ** (asterisk) to unpack your dictionary into the .format()