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I have a sentence x and I have a list of words.  I want to test if any of the words is in the sentence.  Can I test as follow?  Thanks.

for($i = 0; $i < $#words; $i++) {
if($sentence =~ $words[$i]) {
      //There is a match!
}
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8/22/2022 - Mon
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Actually there are metacharacter in the @words.  What should I do in this case?
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I just want to do a simple CONTAINS test.  Thanks.
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Thanks.
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