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adjective [after verb] (LIKELY)
可能的
 
 
/ˈlaɪ.ə.bl̩/
very likely to happen
很可能会发生的,可能性很大的
The areas of town near the river are liable to flooding (= are often flooded).
这个城镇靠近河边的地区很容易遭到水淹。
[+ to infinitive] He's liable to make a fuss if you wake him.
你如果把他吵醒了,他会大发雷霆的。
Possible and probable
(Definition of liable adjective (LIKELY) from the Cambridge English-Chinese (Simplified) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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