Also, credit cards can be easily replaced, and the owner is usually not liable for fraudulent charges.
Clients who are wary of online transactions are liable to see escorts with print ads as less likely to cheat or scam them.
The captives who struggled would have been liable to be beaten and stuck with spears.
They can just steal the wealth and walk away, leaving a Superfund site behind them, and no one is liable.
“Protracted handcuffing is liable to damage nerves that affect the functioning of the hands,” says the report.
With Selma liable to show up, he was ready to do as he was told.
Hyperboreans have a mental disease which renders them liable to suggestion.
Rabbi Jehuda, however, says he is only liable if he breaks it intentionally.
A person was as liable to be charged with heresy if better than the crowd as if worse.
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.