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Python sort list of tuples, skipping column

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I have a list of tuples of the form (A,B,C) where A, B, and C are all strings.

If, for example, lst = [ ('This','is','it') , ('This','and','that') ], the sorted order lst.sort() would give:
('This','is','it')
('This','and','that')

The first comparison item 'This' is the same in both tuples, so the next comparison item is the third value C, and 'it' comes before 'that' despite the fact that the second value 'and' comes before 'is'.

How do I sort a list of tuples like this?
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