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Old June 06, 2007, 11:48 AM
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vivo yo

I've been listening to some Spanish language podcasts and in one episode they teach a song, the first line is

En mi cuidad donde vivo yo.

How come it uses vivo yo and not yo vivo? Is it just a stylistic thing or is there a grammatical reason for it.

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Old June 06, 2007, 01:00 PM
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"donde yo vivo" or "donde vivo yo" are both correct grammatically. I think it's just a stylistic/rhyming question. Of course, the "yo" is optional altogether.
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I agree with tomisimo. It's a stylistic/rhyming writing.
En mi ciudad donde vivo yo.
Normal to complicate:
En mi ciudad.
En la ciudad donde vivo.
En la ciudad donde yo vivo
En mi ciudad donde yo vivo
En mi ciudad donde vivo yo.
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Old June 07, 2007, 07:33 AM
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