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Python, how to create a list from a string

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Here is how you can create a list from a string in Python.

First you need to decide how to cut the string. For example, every time there is a space.

You pass the ' ' word separator to the split() method that every Python string provides.

Example:

phrase = 'I am going to buy the milk'
words = phrase.split(' ')

print(words)
# ['I', 'am', 'going', 'to', 'buy', 'the', 'milk']
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