When calling for library there is different way of doing this .
Then you need to specify the re.search to be able to use the search function.
from re import search
Then no need to use the re.search , you can use the search function without the re.
from re import search as magic
Then you can call the function search by using magic variable.
by creating a script that you would what to use the variable or function you can import it too.
from import_script from variable1, 2, 3