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

Unpack dictionary

dict is dictionary argument. How to unpack that dictionary and pass value to variables name and food to complete the function favorite_food?

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

1 Answer

Steven Parker
Steven Parker
216,136 Points

Odd, I recall this challenge giving an example of the dictionary format. I guess now you just have to guess that it must contain the keywords used in the template.

But anyway, the unpacking operator (also known as "splat") has two forms: * (a single asterisk) for ordinary sequences, and ** (double asterisk) for keyword/value pairs (dictionaries).