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Print list of lists in separate lines

I have a list of lists:

a = [[1, 3, 4], [2, 5, 7]]

I want the output in the following format:

1 3 4
2 5 7

I have tried it the following way , but the outputs are not in the desired way:

for i in a:
    for j in i:
        print(j, sep=' ')

Outputs:

1
3
4
2
5
7

While changing the print call to use end instead:

for i in a:
    for j in i:
        print(j, end = ' ')

Outputs:

1 3 4 2 5 7

Any ideas?

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Answer

Iterate through every sub-list in your original list and unpack it in the print call with *:

a = [[1, 3, 4], [2, 5, 7]]
for s in a:
    print(*s)

The separation is by default set to ' ' so there’s no need to explicitly provide it. This prints:

1 3 4
2 5 7

In your approach you were iterating for every element in every sub-list and printing that individually. By using print(*s) you unpack the list inside the print call, this essentially translates to:

print(1, 3, 4)  # for s = [1, 2, 3]
print(2, 5, 7)  # for s = [2, 5, 7]
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