Are they the same? "to sit / lie here" vs "to sit / lie on here"?

"There" can be a noun or an adverb

there [noncount] 1 : that place

Get away from there.

there 2 /ðeə $ ðer/ ●●● S1 W1 adverb 1 in or to a particular place that is not where you are → here

We could go back to my cottage and have lunch there.

Scotland? I’ve always wanted to go there.

Hold it right there and don’t move.

Can you pass me that wine glass there?

Look, there’s that bookshop I was telling you about.

Who’s that man over there?

It’s too far to drive there and back in one day.

Are we going to get there (=arrive) before the banks close?

out/in/under etc there I know there’s a mouse under there somewhere.

We flew to Miami and from there to La Paz.

Know that "out / in / under / over / up / near / around / down there" are common but not sure if "on there" is common

My question is that?

Are they the same? "to sit / lie there" and "to sit / lie on there"?

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sit/lie there = in that place.

sit/lie on there = on that chair, bed, mat or whatever.

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