Doctors’ give me...


Senior Member
I don't know the meaning of doctors' in this sentence.

"Doctors' give me a 50/50(fifty fifty) chance."

Does it just indicate just doctors or their opinions?

  • Thomas Tompion

    Member Emeritus
    English - England
    Some people think that English plurals are formed by adding an apostrophe, or an apostrophe + s.

    There is the greengrocers plural - CABBAGE'S: you see it written on slates in market stalls. It is a famous mistake. It should be CABBAGES.

    Doctors' means of the doctors; Doctor's means of the doctor.

    We have many threads on the use of apostrophes.
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