liable englannista suomeksi
''The surety is liable for the debt of his principal.''
1748. David Hume. ''Enquiries concerning the human understanding and concerning the principles of moral.'' London: Oxford University Press, 1973. § 34.
1749, Henry Fielding, ''The History of Tom Jones, a Foundling''
- He inveighed against the folly of making oneself liable for the debts of others; vented many bitter execrations against the brother; and concluded with wishing something could be done for the unfortunate family.
(RQ:Critical Pronouncing Dictionary) is liable to a coarſe vulgar pronunciation, as if written ''Urth'';(..)
''Someone is liable to slip on your icy sidewalk.''