Deleting the unwanted data based on condition


 
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Deleting the unwanted data based on condition

hi
i have my input data like this
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aaa bbb ccc
asa dff nmj
mnj saa dff
oik
aax cdx saa 
oik
asq sdf dss

i want my output file to be like this
Code:
mnj saa dff  oik
aax cdx saa oik

i want to retain only those lines which will have oik just below them and i want oik to be as next column to those lines in the output file
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awk '$0=="oik"{print p,$0}{p=$0;}' filename

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