I know that you asked me to tell you because you wanted to have a chance to make me a counter-offer.
Ayn Rand -- Atlas Shrugged
She refused to pay the price named, and after a moment’s hesitation, met it by a counter-offer of half the amount.
Edith Wharton -- The House of Mirth
The pair went back and forth in rapid succession, making offers and counteroffers until Ms. Richter finally agreed to let David have three Promethean Scholars along with four spiritwracks of his choice.
Henry H. Neff -- The Maelstrom
"Make a counteroffer:’ Baker said.
Scott Pratt -- An Innocent Client