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I am trying to replace a single character in a word with wild character and ended up with error

Here is my code

my $test = "Here is the there"; $test =~s/(ther*)/\<test\>$1\<\/test\>/ig; print "$test\n";

The output is "Here is <test>the</test> <test>the</test>re"

But the expected output is "Here is the <test>there</test>

My intention is this * need to represent a character after the string ther.


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