by Sai gowtham

How to check if a string starts with another in Python

Python has a built-in startswith() method by using that we can check if a given string starts with another string or not.

The startswith() method returns true if a string is found; otherwise it returns false.

Here is an example that checks, if a given string starts with string wel:

msg = "welcome to a new home"

result = msg.startswith("wel")

print (result)

Output:

True

False case:

msg = "welcome to a new home"

result = msg.startswith("opo")

print (result)

Output:

False

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