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liable
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The House of Mirth
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  • "Simply that if one plays bridge for money in Lily’s set one is liable to lose a great deal—and I don’t suppose Lily always wins."
  • You know there’ve been times when you were bothered—damned bothered—and as a girl gets older, and things keep moving along, why, before she knows it, the things she wants are liable to move past her and not come back.

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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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