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<?php $txt='28:Apr:2015 "This is an Example!"'; $re1='.*?'; # Non-greedy match on filler $re2='(?:[a-z][a-z]+)'; # Uninteresting: word $re3='.*?'; # Non-greedy match on filler $re4='(?:[a-z][a-z]+)'; # Uninteresting: word $re5='.*?'; # Non-greedy match on filler $re6='(?:[a-z][a-z]+)'; # Uninteresting: word $re7='.*?'; # Non-greedy match on filler $re8='(?:[a-z][a-z]+)'; # Uninteresting: word $re9='.*?'; # Non-greedy match on filler $re10='((?:[a-z][a-z]+))'; # Word 1 if ($c=preg_match_all ("/".$re1.$re2.$re3.$re4.$re5.$re6.$re7.$re8.$re9.$re10."/is", $txt, $matches)) { $word1=$matches[1][0]; print "($word1) \n"; }
based on X8cr4
Output for 4.3.0 - 7.2.0
(Example)