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I have been reading a book about programming and since I am not very good with the phrases, I got confused.

Please notice the following text :


You may think of modules as extensions that can be imported into Python to extend its capabilities. You import modules with a special command called (naturally enough) import.

What is the meaning of naturally enough?

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In this context "naturally enough" means "as you would expect"... In other words, it seems obvious and natural that the command to Import a Module is "import" because the command word is synonymous with its function.

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I understood!Thank you so much!the answer was really helpful! – user86298 Jul 26 '14 at 10:22
One should perhaps add that this is an understatement. The writer pretends that it's not all that natural to call the import command import, but merely 'natural enough' (for whatever purpose). However, since naturally enough is almost always used in this jocular way, it has essentially become a useless longer idiom that just means naturally. – Hans Adler Jul 26 '14 at 18:38

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