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- ltrim strips more than needed 5 answers

If I do:

`ltrim('53-34567', '53-'); ltrim('53+34567', '53+'); ltrim('53*34567', '53*'); `

I get `4567`

as the result and not `34567`

. What's the explanation for this behavior?

`ltrim('53-34567', '53-'); `

There is a `5`

at the begining of `'53-34567'`

so it is removed.

There is a `3`

at the begining of `'3-34567'`

so it is removed.

There is a `-`

at the begining of `'-34567'`

so it is removed.

There is a `3`

at the begining of `'34567'`

so it is removed

There is Nothing in `'53-'`

at the begining of `'4567'`

so it is stopped.