Regular expressions about \w\d\D

The question goes like the following:
“Use lookaheads in the pwRegex to match passwords that are greater than 5 characters long, and have two consecutive digits.”

And here is the answer:


let sampleWord = "astronaut";
let pwRegex = /(?=\w{6,})(?=\w*\d{2})/; // Change this line
let result = pwRegex.test(sampleWord);

Anybody can tell me how the regexes “(?=\w*\d{2})” matches the “two consecutive digits” part? The" \d{2}" means at least two digital character, not two consecutive digits, right? I’m really confused about this. Thanks.

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