21.- To be liable to. Advanced

To be liable to

  1. Ser responsable por ley:   to be responsable by law.
  2. likely to experience, en peligro de, susceptible de, en peligro de, vulnerable a, correr el peligro de, estar expuesto a.

Ejemplos

Deadline: historically is a line drawn around a prison beyond which prisioners were liable to be shot.

 

Areas liable to flooding….. zonas con facilidad / probabilidad de inundación

 

Murphy´s Law

 

If something bad is liable to happen, it´s very likely to happen.

 

To be liable for: hacerse responsable de

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