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# I am not sure how to complete this for loop.

I need you to help me finish my loopy function. Inside of the function, I need a for loop that prints each thing in items. But, if the current thing is the string "STOP", break the loop.

breaks.py
```def loopy(items):
# Code goes here
for items in loopy:
print(loopy)
if items == 'STOP':
break
```

Hi Eric,

I was able to get it by putting the break BEFORE the print, see my solution below:

```def loopy(items):
# Code goes here

for item in items:
if item == "STOP":
break
print(item)
```

There were a couple of things:

```def loopy(items):
# Code goes here
for x in items:
print(x)
if x == 'STOP':
break

items = ['soup', 'food', 'STOP', 'chicken']

loopy(items)
```

First how you were using the For loop was wrong. You're not looping through a function. You're iterating through items. And you need to look at one specific item at a time. For x in items does this. Where x is the current item. From there it is the only item that you are comparing against in the rest of the function.

you print(x) not the entire function loopy or the entire list items. you compare x, which is the current item in the list, to STOP.

Further you should change the if structure to:

```if x == 'STOP':
break
else
print(x)
```

move the print x to an else statement so it doesn't actually print the STOP. But I left things as they were for you as much as possible so you can make the choice.

Both of these don't allow me to pass the code challenge still.

none of you guys answers were right