BE LIABLE &c. adj.; incur, lay oneself open to, be subjected to, run the chance, stand a chance; lie under, expose oneself to, open a door to.
LIABLE, subject, susceptive; in danger [See Danger]; open to, exposed to, obnoxious to; answerable, responsible, accountable, amenable; unexempt from; apt to; dependent on; incident to.
CONTINGENT, incidental, possible, on the cards, within range of, at the mercy of.