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

Arihant Tripathy
Arihant Tripathy
8,764 Points

I am stuck!

What is wrong here? How do I unpack the dictionary?

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

1 Answer

Steven Parker
Steven Parker
216,133 Points

The unpacking operator (also known as the "splat") for a dictionary is "**" (two asterisks).

Also, you only need to complete the function by supplying the argument to the "format", you won't need to define a dictionary yourself.