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liable
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The Great Gatsby
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liable
Used in
The Great Gatsby
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  • As a matter of fact, he had no such facilities he had no comfortable family standing behind him, and he was liable at the whim of an impersonal government to be blown anywhere about the world.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • What do you expect? " He snatched the book from me and replaced it hastily on its shelf, muttering that if one brick was removed the whole library was liable to collapse.  (not reviewed by editor)

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as in: is legally liable
as in: she is liable to
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