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my $s = "The black cat climbed the green tree";
$z = substr $s, 4, 5; # $z = black
$z = substr $s, 4, *-11; # $z = black cat climbed the
$z = substr $s, 14; # $z = climbed the green tree
$z = substr $s, *-4; # $z = tree
$z = substr $s, *-4, 2; # $z = tr
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