Freshman or Freshmen!!! What’s the difference between freshman vs freshmen?
Freshman or Freshmen
Both freshman and freshmen are used to refer to a student in the first year of high school, college, or university. Freshman is a singular noun whereas freshmen is a plural noun. A freshman is a freshman, never a freshmen. It’s just the same as with woman vs women.
When to Use Freshman
Freshman is the singular noun.
- Jack decided to live in during his freshman year at college.
- He’s a freshman at Harvard.
- My freshman year, the presentation was not good.
- I wish I could start all and turn back to my freshman life.
- The freshman expresses his thoughts inarticulately.
- It took quite a long time for a freshman to orient himself.
When to Use Freshmen
Freshmen is the plural form of freshman.
- He needs to take advantage of the speed of the freshmen.
- They cannot play, practice or receive financial aid as freshmen.
- Zack and Cody are freshmen at Brooklyn College.
- Harrick planned to meet with his freshmen last Monday before practice.
- There were hundreds of new freshmen at the student orientation this weekend.
- In some ways, they’re like typical college freshmen.
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Confused Words: How to Use freshman or Freshmen