VERB + PLAINTIFF compensate
PLAINTIFF + VERB bring an action (against sb), sue sb | allege sth, argue sth, claim sth, contend sth, seek sth, submit sth The plaintiff claimed that the correct procedures had not been followed. | obtain sth, prove sth The plaintiffs obtained an injunction in the High Court.
PREP. against the ~ Costs were awarded against the plaintiff. | on behalf of the ~ the lawyer appearing on behalf of the plaintiff