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Python Regular Expressions in Python Introduction to Regular Expressions Email Groups

Sandu Gabriel
Sandu Gabriel
2,563 Points

Why do i get a bummer after this output?

I got the output as requested in the challenge, or am i that dumb?

import re

string = '''Love, Kenneth, kenneth+challenge@teamtreehouse.com, 555-555-5555, @kennethlove
Chalkley, Andrew, andrew@teamtreehouse.co.uk, 555-555-5556, @chalkers
McFarland, Dave, dave.mcfarland@teamtreehouse.com, 555-555-5557, @davemcfarland
Kesten, Joy, joy@teamtreehouse.com, 555-555-5558, @joykesten'''

contacts = re.search(r'(?P<email>[\w+]+@[\w+.]+), (?P<phone>\d{3}-\d{3}-\d{3})', string)

1 Answer

Øyvind Andreassen
Øyvind Andreassen
16,839 Points

Your pattern states that the last group in the phone number is three characters while it's actually four.

r'(?P<email>[\w+]+@[\w+.]+), (?P<phone>\d{3}-\d{3}-\d{4})'