Brakes are a warning dream, and more so if you dream that you braked a vehicle and the brakes failed. Failing brakes are a warning not to accept a new offer that you have just been presented with, as there are well hidden snags that can harm more that help.
The action of braking itself is an idiom telling you to ‘put the brakes on’, whether it is business or love, or even some impetuous act that could cause you legal trouble. You should also check your brakes on your personal vehicle.... Tryskelion Dream Interpretation
Obstructions; lack of mobility and inhibition. Often, this dream symbol is an incentive, but also a compulsion to be more accurate, more moderate. It is important to establish what is putting on the brakes and what is being held back. On rare occasions, it is a sign of security.... Little Giant Encyclopedia
Brakes on your vehicle in a dream reflect the ability to stop before proceeding forward. Putting on the brakes may- indicate your hesitation in moving forward in life. Brakes that don’t function may reflect feelings that you are unable to control or reducc the speed at which you arc moving toward your goals. Brakes often wear out from riding them too long, suggesting the need to proceed with your plans.... Ariadne's Book of Dream
To dream that your brakes failed, forewarns that you are lacking stability in your life. Things in your life are out of control. Also, be careful - any agreements or contracts that you involve yourself in at this time will prove risky.... My Dream Interpretation
1- In olden times the mandrake root was taken to symbolise man. It was often used in magical ceremonies, and thus became significant in the same way that a voodoo doll can be significant. When the mandrake root or a manikin is recognised in a dream, we are linking in with our own wish to harm other people and with our conflict with someone else. Interestingly enough, the mandrake root is also a symbol of the Great Mother (see Introduction), and therefore represents feminine aspects. So, in witchcraft, the witch was in fact linking with the destructive powers of her own Self.
2- The significance of mandrake within a dream is that perhaps of word association. We are not necessarily dreaming of the root itself, but are trying to make sense of some aspect of the personality around us that appears not to be fully formed in some way.
3- The power of life and death in spiritual terms is our right to exist in a way that is commensurate with our own beliefs.... Ten Thousand Dream Dictionary
To see a parakeet in your dream suggests that you lack initiative and new ideas. It’s possible that you’re a bit immature for your age. You need to be more spontaneous in your actions, and more creative and independent in your thinking.... My Dream Interpretation
To see a parakeet signifies lack of creativity and innovation. You should try not to be bound by established customs and traditions. Go for something original. Parakeets in a dream also symbolizes immaturity and the inability to rely on oneself.... Dream Symbols and Analysis
(Shovel) A rake in a dream represents an employee or a servant. Its function is to sweep and gather dirt or manure and all of that means money in a dream. Only one who uses a rake in wakefulness will see one in his dream. As for an unmarried person, seeing a rake in a dream means getting married and protecting one’s chastity, or uniting with one’s beloved, or it could mean a crop, a good appetite, a ladle, a son, a comfortable financial standing, a hard working man, a helper, a hard working and a patient woman, or business activities. (Also see Shovel)... Islamic Dream Interpretation
Raking leaves may point to what has died and must now be cleared away to reveal greener grass and make way for new growth. It may signify clearing out old prospects in business to make way for new ones.... Ariadne's Book of Dream
Dreams of a rake symbolize that you are cleaning up your life. This may be a precognitive dream showing you that if you clear out the space, soon you will be raking in the dough.... Strangest Dream Explanations