The authorities have charged Shipley with stealing medicine and hundreds of dollars' worth of checks

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Is apostrophe necessarily required?

asked Jun 02 at 20:46 Jim Wootton New member

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There should be an apostrophe.  The apostrophe denotes possession, and the dollars are what possess the worth.

link comment answered Jun 03 at 14:44 Lewis Neidhardt Grammarly Fellow

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