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Java - Groovy tags/keywords

expression, expression, expressionstatement, expressionstatement, illegalargumentexception, statement, statement, string, string

The Groovy source code

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 * you may not use this file except in compliance with the License.
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package org.codehaus.groovy.ast.stmt;

import org.codehaus.groovy.ast.GroovyCodeVisitor;
import org.codehaus.groovy.ast.expr.Expression;

 * A simple statement such as a method call where the return value is ignored
 * @author <a href="">James Strachan
 * @version $Revision: 20590 $
public class ExpressionStatement extends Statement {

    private Expression expression;

    public ExpressionStatement(Expression expression) {
        if (expression == null) {
            throw new IllegalArgumentException("expression cannot be null");
        this.expression = expression;

    public void visit(GroovyCodeVisitor visitor) {

    public Expression getExpression() {
        return expression;

    public void setExpression(Expression expression) {
        this.expression = expression;

    public String getText() {
        return this.toString();

    public String toString() {
        return super.toString() + "[expression:" + expression + "]";


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