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Re: I got *ragged on* badly

Posted by Ward on May 25, 2004

In Reply to: I got *ragged on* badly posted by raggy on May 25, 2004

: To anyone out there,
: Could anyone tell me if I have this right?
: I got ragged on =I got told off???

:
: Thank you

ragged on suggests to me a constant state of being 'picked on' -- one individual verbally demeaning or scolding another on a regular basis. It is a conscious effort by one individual to diminish another, not an accidental or incidental negative remark.