ragging/hazing

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beachboy

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What´s 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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What´s 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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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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