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liable
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The Great Gatsby
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unspecified meaning
  • 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.
  • 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.

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as in: is legally liable Define
held legally responsible
as in: she is liable to Define
likely to; or maybe going to
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