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Author mrabarnett
Recipients dkreeft, eric.smith, ezio.melotti, mrabarnett, paul.moore, steve.dower, tim.golden, zach.ware
Date 2020-09-29.15:35:02
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Arguments are evaluated first and then the results are passed to the function. That's true throughout the language.

In this instance, you can use \g<1> in the replacement string to refer to group 1:

re.sub(r'([a-z]+)', fr"\g<1>{REPLACEMENT}", 'something')
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