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    ragging/hazing

    Whatīs the most common way to say it?
    - He decided to drop out of the university after being ragged/being subject(ed) to ragging.

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    Re: ragging/hazing

    Quote Originally Posted by beachboy View Post
    Whatīs the most common way to say it?
    - He decided to drop out of the university after being ragged/being subject(ed) to ragging.
    beachboy, I think 'hazing' would be a stronger word to use than 'ragging'.

    'Hazing' would include anything that causes embarrassment, harassment or ridicule. 'Ragging', to me, refers only to a barrage of verbal attacks.

    It would be difficult for me to understand why anyone would leave a university simply because they encountered 'ragging'. Being 'hazed' would be a more compelling reason to leave.

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    Re: ragging/hazing

    Quote Originally Posted by amigos4 View Post
    beachboy, I think 'hazing' would be a stronger word to use than 'ragging'.

    'Hazing' would include anything that causes embarrassment, harassment or ridicule. 'Ragging', to me, refers only to a barrage of verbal attacks.

    It would be difficult for me to understand why anyone would leave a university simply because they encountered 'ragging'. Being 'hazed' would be a more compelling reason to leave.
    In Britain "ragging" is the equivalent of "hazing".

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