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I am currently studying Japanese, and one of my approaches for studying is by translating applications (since I also make apps for a living).

How do I correctly translate "pull down to refresh"? Which of the following is the most correct one?

  1. リフレッシュするために引き下げてください
  2. リフレッシュするために下へ引いてください
  3. リフレッシュするためにプルダウンしてください

Or do you have a better translation?

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Thank you for the answers. I decided to use @Szymon 's answer because it has the highest votest as of 2014/05/07. :) – Dj S May 6 '14 at 23:59

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up vote 13 down vote accepted

Facebook app (for Android) has it as:


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Gmail app for Android:


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While technically accurate, this has a distinctly translated-from-English feel for me – Kaji Apr 30 '14 at 21:56

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