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but it can be used in other ways as well using parentheses around parts of the regex will capture those parts:


use v6;

my $phone = "054-1234567";

if $phone ~~ m/ (\d+) \- (\d+) / {
    say "prefix: $/[0]";
    say "number:  $/[1]";
    say "full match: $/";

the matches are also available as $0, $1, ...

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Published on 2012-01-01

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