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Used in
Atlas Shrugged
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  • We don't want any more stunts of the sort he's liable to pull.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • God knows what is liable to happen at a hysterical time like the present and in a situation as delicate as this.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • But these are difficult times and it's hard telling what's liable to happen.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • I don't feel so safe about the lousiest wharf rat in the longshoremen's union: he's liable to remember suddenly that he is a man-and then I won't be able to keep him in line.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • There's a great deal of dissatisfaction and unrest in the country-and if people should misunderstand the nature of the new invention, they're liable to vent their rage on all scientists.  (not reviewed by editor)

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