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    1 They had got away with thousands of poundsworth of diamonds.2 I want a dollar's worth candy. Two sentences both describe the value of object.My question is why first sentence "pounds" uses plural form,but second one "dollar's" uses possessive form?

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    1 They had got away with thousands of pounds worth of diamonds.

    2 I want a dollar's worth candy.

    Two sentences both describe the value of object.

    My question is why first sentence "pounds" uses plural form,but second one "dollar's" uses possessive form?

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