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countersue

[ koun-ter-soo ]
/ ˈkaʊn tərˌsu /
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verb (used with object), coun·ter·sued, coun·ter·su·ing.

to bring a civil action against (one's complainant).

verb (used without object), coun·ter·sued, coun·ter·su·ing.

to bring a civil action against one's complainant.

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QUIZ YOURSELF ON “THEIR,” “THERE,” AND “THEY’RE”

Are you aware how often people swap around “their,” “there,” and “they’re”? Prove you have more than a fair grasp over these commonly confused words.
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Which one of these commonly confused words can act as an adverb or a pronoun?

Origin of countersue

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