Be liable to
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Be liable toBe liable to expresses the idea of a constant risk:
That company is liable to go bankrupt if its stocks continue to drop at this rate. That company runs the risk of going bankrupt if the value of its stocks continues to fall.
Even Susie is liable to get fired. Even Susie runs the risk of being fired.
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