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# I don't understand. This answer works in workspaces.

I tried this way:

def reverse_evens(list): return list[::-2]

and

def reverse_evens(list): return list[-1::-2]

slices.py
```def first_4(list):
return list[0:4]

def first_and_last_4(list):
return list[0:4] + list[-4:]

def odds(list):
return list[1::2]

def reverse_evens(list):
return list[::-2]
```

This actually had me stumped to but you really have to read into it and consider other sides of the lists going into it.

```# Example 1
numbers1 =  [1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10]
# indices = [0, 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9] - numbers1 index list

# even_indices = [0,2,4,6,8] which reversed is -> [8,6,4,2,0]
# expected_output = [9, 7, 5, 3, 1]

def reverse_evens(list):
return list[::-2]

reverse_evens(numbers1) # returns [10, 8, 6, 4, 2]
```

So is that the right return? Nope. I mean it is "ever other index" but its the wrong items.

HINT You want the even index items first, then you want them in reversed order.

Haha.. yea I figured it out like 10 minutes after posting it. I probably should read directions more. thanks!