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<?php $string = '{{ 1, $user:John Doe; $dgd:brat; }}'; preg_match_all("/(?=[^}]*}})([$]?[^[:punct:]]+)(?<!\s)/", $string, $matches); print_r($matches[1]);
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Output for 4.3.0 - 7.1.0
Array ( [0] => 1 [1] => $user [2] => John Doe [3] => $dgd [4] => brat )