PLURAL NOUN possessive

In the English Grammar Profile, B2 point 57 in the category of DETERMINERS that are possessive is defined as

PLURAL NOUN + S’

To search for plural noun ending in S + possessive

we find 25 examples in iWeb corpus  for 

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1 STUDENTS ‘ 101378
2 CUSTOMERS ‘ 52666
3 PARENTS ‘ 52218

4 KIDS ‘ 51230

KIDS ‘ CLUB

1494

 

5 WORKERS ‘ 46708
6 GIRLS ‘ 36994
7 CLIENTS ‘ 36509

Has he been playing the stock market with his clients funds?

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8 USERS ‘ 31229
9 OTHERS ‘ 29346
10 MEMBERS ‘ 28805
11 BOYS ‘ 28739
12 PATIENTS ‘ 28322
13 EMPLOYEES ‘ 25783
14 PLAYERS ‘ 24240
15 TEACHERS ‘ 20929
16 FARMERS ‘ 19056
17 FRIENDS ‘ 17621
18 COMPANIES ‘ 17449
19 PEOPLES ‘ 15587
20 CONSUMERS ‘ 14890
21 ARTISTS ‘ 13928
22 VICTIMS ‘ 13551
23 VETERANS ‘ 12478
24 LADIES ‘ 12100
25 CITIZENS ‘ 11586


B2 nouns in the above.

citizens, clients, consumers, victims

 

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