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    Can an elevator descend?

    An elevator is descending from above. Does it sound ok? Or it would be better to say "is lowered" or something?

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    Re: Can an elevator descend?

    Quote Originally Posted by Marina Gaidar View Post
    An elevator is descending from above. Does it sound ok? Or it would be better to say "is lowered" or something?
    Yes, it sounds OK. No it wouldn't be better to say that.

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    Re: Can an elevator descend?

    Quote Originally Posted by Marina Gaidar View Post
    An elevator is descending from above. Does it sound ok? Or it would it be better to say "is lowered" or something?
    , Delete 'from above'. It's hardly going to descend from below. Otherwise it's fine; 'is lowered' isnot.

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    Re: Can an elevator descend?

    Quote Originally Posted by 5jj View Post
    , Delete 'from above'. It's hardly going to descend from below. Otherwise it's fine; 'is lowered' isnot.
    Yes, that sounds really stupid! Thanks!

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