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Drinking ages are higher, drunk driving laws are stricter, bars are liable to punishment for serving minors, etc.
They can just steal the wealth and walk away, leaving a Superfund site behind them, and no one is liable.
The first legal hurdle will likely be who is liable for the spill.
It also creates a surveillance program prone to creeping expansion and liable to abuse.
With Selma liable to show up, he was ready to do as he was told.
She certainly knew he was liable to go at any time, in exactly the way he did go.
Rabbi Jehuda, however, says he is only liable if he breaks it intentionally.
How will every look, every action, even the most innocent, be liable to misconstruction!
I did not know that war with Spain had been declared, and that I might be liable, right there, to meet the enemy and be captured.
mid-15c., "bound or obliged by law," probably from Anglo-French *liable, from Old French lier "to bind, tie up, fasten, tether; bind by obligation," from Latin ligare "to bind, to tie" (see ligament). With -able. General sense of "exposed to" (something undesirable) is from 1590s. Incorrect use for "likely" is attested by 1886.