Sequence of sequences with increasing start in R


I am searching for a simple and elegant (basic R functions, no for cyclus) mechanism as function(start:stop) which would create, for example function(2:5) the following vector sequence:

c(2:5, 3:5, 4:5, 5:5)


I have tried to put this into the function seq(). Sadly, function seq() does not allow for vector in the argument: from=....

Do you know some solution?

Thank you very much

>Solution :

We may use rep

x1 <- 2:5 + rep(0:3, each = 4)
x1[x1 <6]

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