Predicate: countersue

Roleset id: countersue.01 , call to court, Source: , vncls: , framnet:

countersue.01: COUNTERSUE-V NOTES: Crime and prize cannot cooccur, to my ear, but I don't want toseparate these into two rolesets--they're too closely related. (from countersue.01-v)


countersue (v.)


        Arg0-PAG: litigant
        Arg1-PPT: defender
        Arg2-CAU: crime
        Arg3-PRP: intended prize

Example: with crime

        person: third,  tense: present,  aspect: perfect,  voice: active,  form: participle

        MGM/UA has countersued Qintex Australia for breach of contract and fraud over the collapsed acquisition agreement, and Qintex Australia has threatened a countersuit.

        Arg0: MGM\/UA
        Rel: countersued
        Arg1: Qintex Australia
        Arg2: for breach of contract and fraud
        Argm-cau: over the collapsed acquisition agreement

Example: with prize

        person: ns,  tense: past,  aspect: ns,  voice: active,  form: full

        John countersued Mary for a zillion dollars.

        Arg0: John
        Rel: countersued
        Arg1: Mary
        Arg3: for a zillion dollars