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    Default use these feelings of regret as brakes

    What does this sentence mean? Especially "brakes". Does it mean "If you regret something, you stop going forward in your life"?

    1)Many people use these feelings of regret as brakes (which) they set on their lives.

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    Default Re: use these feelings of regret as brakes

    Quote Originally Posted by keannu View Post
    What does this sentence mean? Especially "brakes". Does it mean "If you regret something, you stop going forward in your life"?

    1)Many people use these feelings of regret as brakes (which) they set on their lives.
    It is difficult to say without more context but you should know that brakes not only stop something, they also slow things down.

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