Basic JavaScript - Using Objects for Lookups

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Hey, I am unsure where I went wrong with this code. I wrote it like the example and added it was the result. I am wondering if I must have deleted something I shouldn’t have.

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// Setup
function phoneticLookup(val) {
  let result = "";

  // Only change code below this line
  var lookup {
    "alpha": "Adams",
    "bravo": "Boston",
    "charlie": "Chicago",
    "delta": "Denver",
    "echo": "Easy",
    "foxtrot": "Frank"
  result= lookup[val];
  // Only change code above this line
  return result;


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Very very small error. var lookup {...} is missing an assignment operator…

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This is what I love, this small bugs that is so hard to find when you look at code all day.


And the harder you look, the more you can’t find them! This is where getting fresh eyes on a project can help…


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