hi guys pls. help me with this. I want to limit the times when the user would guess the word for 3 trials only. How will i do that?

PLs. see my code below:

TRYAGAIN:
mov cx, 12
mov bx, 0

AGAIN:
mov ah, 01h 		; read a char from KB with echoing on screen
int 21h 			; stores the char read in al
cmp al, 0dh 		; cmp al with <cr>(0dh)
je ACTION
mov ENTRY[bx], al 	; stores the chars read in entry[]
inc bx
loop AGAIN 			; to read next char from KB

ACTION:
mov ENTRY[bx], '\$' 	; store \$ at the end of the array
lea si, ANSWER
lea di, ENTRY
mov cx, 011 		; cx = 11 length of the answer
repe cmpsb 			; cmp si(answer) & di(entry)
je VIEWMSG
lea dx, M3
mov ah, 09h
int 21h
jmp TRYAGAIN

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.data
Counter dd 0
...
TRYAGAIN:
mov cx, 12
mov bx, 0

AGAIN:
mov ah, 01h 		; read a char from KB with echoing on screen
int 21h 			; stores the char read in al
cmp al, 0dh 		; cmp al with <cr>(0dh)
je ACTION
mov ENTRY[bx], al 	; stores the chars read in entry[]
inc bx
loop AGAIN 			; to read next char from KB

ACTION:
mov ENTRY[bx], '\$' 	; store \$ at the end of the array
lea si, ANSWER
lea di, ENTRY
mov cx, 011 		; cx = 11 length of the answer
repe cmpsb 			; cmp si(answer) & di(entry)
je VIEWMSG
lea dx, M3
mov ah, 09h
int 21h
jmp TRYAGAIN

CheckTimes:
CMP Counter, 3      ;compare the counter value with 3
JL TRYAGAIN         ;JUMP IF LOWER THAN to tryagain
PUSH 0
CALL ExitProcess    ;Quit the program if its bigger or equal than 3

argument to operation or instruction has illegal size

Can you tell me in which line the problem is?

this is the problem "argument to operation or instruction has illegal size"

.data
counter dd 0

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