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liable
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Hard Times
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  • ’Bounderby,’ urged Mr. Gradgrind, ’we are all liable to mistakes — ’ ’I thought you couldn’t make ’em,’ interrupted Bounderby.
  • But, I say we are all liable to mistakes and I should feel sensible of your delicacy, and grateful for it, if you would spare me these references to Harthouse.

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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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