There are a number of preposition words that change the meaning of a phrase when used with a particular word. For example, you can use Liable with different prepositions, and you will get a different meaning every time. You can see the examples below:
1. Liable for
Liable for (crime)
Example: You are liable for the death of your wife.
2. Liable to
Liable to (punishment)
Example: He was held liable to imprisonment for three years.