Q: What is the problem when I'm driving in a parking lot and my 98 Buick Century limited is stopping on breaks if on the gas ?

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When I'm in a parking lot about to take off and my car make a sound as if I hit the breaks really hard and I don't have my foot on the break

My car has 132688 miles.
My car has an automatic transmission.

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