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# Why is my disemvowel not working?

I'm trying a very simple approach. I wonder why this won't work as planned..

disemvowel.py
```vowels = ["a","e", "i", "o", "u", "A", "E", "I", "O", "U"]
def disemvowel(word):
list(word)
if vowels in word:
word.remove(vowels)
else:
pass
return word
```

This line

```if vowels in word:
```

```if ["a","e", "i", "o", "u", "A", "E", "I", "O", "U"] in word:
```

You instead want to check each letter to see if it's in the word.

Hiya Marie! You need to think it logically, so yeah try it this way:

```  "for every word in words,"
"if not word exists in vowels"
"append word to an empty list"
"and finally return the list"
```

I couldnt have come up with a better hint so yeah try it this way. (:

MOD

I've marked up your code with the errors

```vowels = ["a","e", "i", "o", "u", "A", "E", "I", "O", "U"]
def disemvowel(word):
word = list(word)  # list result needs to be assigned
# need loop to iterate over a *copy* of word
for letter in word.copy():
if letter in vowels: # reverse comparison
word.remove(letter)
#else:  # empty else can be omitted
#   pass
# need to join list back to string
word = "".join(word)
return word
```