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This instruction is weirdly constructed and am not sure what is asking me to do.

I wrote the following code, but they both give me wrong results: email_greeting = "{} loves {}, format(treehouse, name)" or email_greeting = treehouse + "loves" + name

Not sure why they are wrong.

3 Answers

Try this:

email_greeting = "{} loves {}".format(treehouse, name)


email_greeting = treehouse + " loves " + name
Ann Cascarano
Ann Cascarano
17,191 Points

Try ending your quotation marks before calling the format method, like this:

email_greeting = "{} loves {}".format(treehouse, name)

Kenneth Love
Kenneth Love
Treehouse Guest Teacher

As both Ann Cascarano and adamtatusko pointed out, you're calling .format() incorrectly. Also, when doing string concatenation (adding strings together with +), you need to be sure and provide the necessary spaces inside of the strings. Python joins them exactly as is.