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Python Python Collections (2016, retired 2019) Lists Disemvowel

Swapnil Paralkar
Swapnil Paralkar
3,359 Points

Python Collections

Most of the solutions i saw the words from the letter were getting appended to a blank list . I am trying to remove letters from the word (mentioned in the argument) . My code not working . Not sure why my code is failing

def disemvowel(word):
        my_list =['a','e','i','o','u']
        check_list = list(word)
        new_word =[]
        for name in check_list:
            if name.lower() in my_list:
        word1 = ''.join(check_list)
        return word1

1 Answer

Brett McGregor
Brett McGregor
Courses Plus Student 1,903 Points

Hi Swapnil,

I also found this a bit tricky.

Someone more experienced than I am can certainly give a better description of the solution to the problem in your code.

But basically, you need to remove() from a copy of check_list not from the original list. Your code is modifying the iterable.

Don't modify the original iterable, make a copy. Hope this helps you!

[MOD: comment changed to answer (again!) - srh]