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to be (held) liable for (sthg): to be (held) responsible for (sthg)
to be liable for damages to be financially responsible for costs caused by legal injury or loss
(he's) liable (to quit if this continues): (he's) likely (to quit if this continues)
The expression Be liable to gives the idea of permanent risk:
This company is liable to go bankrupt if its sales continue to drop. There is a serious possibility of this happening if the situation continues.
Even Mary is liable to get fired. If she doesn't change her ways, it's highly likely that she will be dismissed.

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