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How to get the value from MYSQL and store in PHP variable?

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I want to find a username in the table of mysql, I already have the code written in PHP to do that correctly, but how do I extract the id of that username and insert into a variable $id so I can use it inside the code. Pleass view my code. Thank you.
$sql = "SELECT FROM * $table_name WHERE username = '$_GET[username]";
$result = @mysql_query($sql, $connection) or die(mysql_error());
$num = mysql_num_rows($result);
 
if ($num != 0) 
{
 
$storeuserid = ;
	
}
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