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    bank officer or banks officer

    Hey
    Why do we say "Customs officer " bot not "Banks officer" ? I mean why we say "bank officer" with no S at the end. quite the opposite we don't say Custom officer.

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    Re: bank officer or banks officer

    Quote Originally Posted by Freeguy View Post
    Hey
    Why do we say "Customs officer " bot not "Banks officer" ? I mean why we say "bank officer" with no S at the end. quite the opposite we don't say Custom officer.
    Who says "bank(s) officer"? I don't

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    Re: bank officer or banks officer

    We say bank officer NOT bankS officer. What do you say in this case?

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    Re: bank officer or banks officer

    Customs is a government agency responsible for collecting taxes or duties on imports. An example is the US Customs Service, whose agents are Customs Officers. There is no such thing as a banks officer, although we may refer to a bank officer or, less frequently, a bank's officer (i.e. an officer of a bank.)
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    Re: bank officer or banks officer

    I had no memory of ever hearing the term either, but it apparently exists: Bank officer - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

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    Re: bank officer or banks officer

    I've never heard or used the phrase although clearly it exists. I would expect to hear:

    Bank clerk
    Bank teller
    Bank worker
    Bank employee
    Remember - correct capitalisation, punctuation and spacing make posts much easier to read.

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    Re: bank officer or banks officer

    Quote Originally Posted by emsr2d2 View Post
    I've never heard or used the phrase although clearly it exists. I would expect to hear:

    Bank clerk
    Bank teller
    Bank worker
    Bank employee
    "Bank officer" usually refers to a higher level of bank employee: President, Vice-President, Branch manager, etc.

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