```
fruits <- c(
"apples and oranges and pears and bananas",
"pineapples and mangos and guavas"
)
str_split(fruits, " and ")
str_split(fruits, " and ", simplify = TRUE)
# Specify n to restrict the number of possible matches
str_split(fruits, " and ", n = 3)
str_split(fruits, " and ", n = 2)
# If n greater than number of pieces, no padding occurs
str_split(fruits, " and ", n = 5)
# Use fixed to return a character matrix
str_split_fixed(fruits, " and ", 3)
str_split_fixed(fruits, " and ", 4)
```

Run the code above in your browser using DataCamp Workspace