When I tried the following code in cghi:

```
take 1 $ take 1 $ repeat [1..]
```

I was expecting the result of `1`

instead of `[[1,2,3,4,5,6,7,8,9,10,...`

printing on my terminal.

Why is lazy evaluation not functioning as I'm hoping under such situation?

Answer:

`take`

is of type `Int -> [a] -> [a]`

, i.e. it returns a list. It seems you’re looking for `head`

, which returns one element.

```
head $ head $ repeat [1..]
```

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