frenar – to brake, to check, to hold back, to restrain
Ella siempre frena a tiempo para evitar accidentes.
She always brakes on time to avoid accidents.
Su supervisor frenó su asenso en la compañía.
His supervisor checked his advancement in the company.
Vea también: desenfreno
Try to learn Spanish words that have common roots. If you look for relationships among words and expressions, you will advance your command of the Spanish language more rapidly.