Select more than one item randomly from the list

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I have a list and I would like to select n items randomly from he list. How do I do that in python?
May 28 in Python by Tejas

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You can use random.sample() function in the following way:

import random
group_of_items = {1, 2, 3, 4}              
num_to_select = 2                          
list_of_random_items = random.sample(group_of_items, num_to_select)
first_random_item = list_of_random_items[0]
second_random_item = list_of_random_items[1] 
answered May 28 by Yesha

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