Translation of "liability" - English-Mandarin Chinese dictionary


noun [ S ] (RISK) 风险 uk us /ˌlaɪ.əˈbɪl.ɪ.ti/ US  /-ə.t̬i/

something or someone that causes you a lot of trouble, often when they should be helping you

After a certain age, a car's just a liability. 汽车在使用了一定年限后就会变成一个累赘。
Sue always manages to upset somebody when we go out - she's a real liability. 我们出去玩时休总是让人扫兴——她真是个累赘。

(Translation of “liability noun (RISK)” from the Cambridge English-Chinese (Simplified) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)