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Although he is liable to make political enemies with the decision, the President will propose severe tax cuts that may both stimulate business and reduce the availability of home loans.

A. liable to
B. liable from
C. able to
D. of a mind to
E. acknowledging his ability to

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Originally posted by s55day on 15 Sep 2018, 16:15.
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Although he is liable to make political enemies with the decision, the President will propose severe tax cuts that may both stimulate business and reduce the availability of home loans.

A. liable to
B. liable from
C. able to
D. of a mind to
E. acknowledging his ability to

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Liable to is idiomatically correct, Answer must be (A), nothing wrong with the Original sentence, errors in other options highlighted in RED.
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What is wrong in able to here. I can say like, Although I am able to walk, I choose to go by car.
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What is wrong in able to here. I can say like, Although I am able to walk, I choose to go by car.


"Liable to" means responsibility and "able to" means having the skills to do XYZ. "Able to" completely changes the meaning of the original sentence.
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