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When referring to an entire class body, such as 500 students, is it correct to say freshmen or freshman?

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  1. If you are referring to the entire class, you'd write/say "the freshman class this year" or "the freshman class of 2019" (meaning they'll graduate in 2019).

    If you are referring to a group of individuals, but not the class as a whole, then you'd write/say, "The freshmen are behaving strangely" -- or some such.

  2. Thank you. I am saying "In a freshman class of 3500 students....."

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  3. Yes, that's right.

  4. :)

    Have a nice day.

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  5. Thanks! You, too!!

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