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    If I am sitting in/on the desk chair and want to

    1) lift it up/pull it up

    2) lower it/pull it down


    Would 1) and 2) be correct? And is it "on" in my first sentence?

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    #2

    Re: lower

    You are sitting on the chair and you want to raise it or lower it.

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    #3

    Re: lower

    Thank you, Rover.
    Can the alternative be "lift/pull up/down"?

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    #4

    Re: lower

    You can lift it (up), but the legs will then no longer touch the ground.

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    #5

    Re: lower

    In the case of an adjustable chair, there is really no alternative to "raise" and "lower". They're just the words we use.

    There is a lever under the seat to raise/lower the seat.
    Remember - if you don't use correct capitalisation, punctuation and spacing, anything you write will be incorrect.

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    #6

    Re: lower

    Good to know, than you very much!

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