Redundant lambda definitions

Avoid unnecessarily wrapping a function in a lambda

Avoid defining a lambda function which passes through of it is arguments to another callable. You can instead safely directly call the callable.

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foo = lambda x: bar(x)
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Avoid unnecessarily wrapping a function in a lambda

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