Why we use the global flag in regular expression ? (general question)

Why we use the global flag in regular expression ? (general question)
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#1

Tell us what’s happening:

Your code so far


let quoteSample = "The five boxing wizards jump quickly.";
let alphabetRegexV2 = /\w/g; // Change this line
let result = quoteSample.match(alphabetRegexV2).length;

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Link to the challenge:
https://learn.freecodecamp.org/javascript-algorithms-and-data-structures/regular-expressions/match-all-letters-and-numbers


#2

This will force it to match all occurrences, not just the first one.