Translation of "liable" - English-Traditional Chinese dictionary


adjective [ after verb ] (LIKELY) 可能的 uk us /ˈlaɪ.ə.bl̩/

very likely to happen

The areas of town near the river are liable to flooding (= are often flooded). 這個城鎮靠近河邊的地區很容易遭到水淹。
[ + to infinitive ] He's liable to make a fuss if you wake him. 你如果把他吵醒了,他會大發雷霆的。

(Translation of “liable adjective (LIKELY)” from the Cambridge English-Chinese (Traditional) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)