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General Writing and Grammar Help/"Doctors Visits" or "Doctors' Visits"


fareforward wrote at 2009-05-28 20:12:30
Normally, when people write any of the variations you wrote above, they don't mean that the doctor is making the visit, they mane that they are making a visit to the doctor. In that case, I believe it would actually be "doctor visits," since doctor in this case is an adjective.

vomoore wrote at 2014-11-10 12:19:14
What if it is my "doctor's visit" or my "doctors' visits"?  Not in the context of the "doctor" visiting, but me going to a doctor's visit?

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