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Author terry.reedy
Recipients BTaskaya, alonho, pablogsal, terry.reedy
Date 2021-04-02.22:51:09
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I am closing because 2 of your 3 examples (and many others) have had the messages changed in an effort to be more informative.  But Pablo can reverse this if he wants.

In 3.10:

>>> * 2
SyntaxError: can't use starred expression here

+2 and -2 are also valid expressions.  /2 is not and still gets the old message.  

>>> 2 *
SyntaxError: invalid syntax  # Same.

>>> if a=1: pass
SyntaxError: expected ':'  # At '=', which *is* an error.

Also not what you you suggested, which points to the impossibility of guessing what the coder meant.
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