... "started", "starting", "ended", "ending"};
 7
 8         // test method startsWith
 9         for (String string : strings) {
10            if (string.startsWith("st")) {
11               System.out.printf("\"%s\" starts with \"st\"%n", string);
12            }
13         }
14
15         System.out.println();
16
17         // test method startsWith starting from position 2 of string
18         for (String string : strings) {
19            if (string.startsWith("art", 2)) {
20               System.out.printf(
21                  "\"%s\" starts with \"art\" at position 2%n", string);
22            }
23         }
24
25         System.out.println();
26
27         // test method endsWith
28         for (String string : strings) {
29            if (string.endsWith("ed")) {
30               System.out.printf("\"%s\" ends with \"ed\"%n", string);
31            }
32         }
33      }
34   }
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