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Do mi and mío have different connotations?

I usually use the possessives mi and mío interchangeably. For example: Esta es la casa mía. Esta es mi casa. However, do the two have different connotations? (e.g. is one more formal ...
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Cannot use adverbs + possessives: “delante de ti” v/s “delante tuyo”

In Spanish there are some adverbs followed by de: Delante de, atrás de, en frente de, etc... When these adverbs are followed in a sentence by a declined pronoun, they are often "contracted" ...
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Are 'suyo' and 'de él' interchangeable?

1 - Can I use 'de él' instead of 'suyo' whenever I want to or only when it's not clear from the context to whom I refer (él, ella, usted)? es el lapicero suyo es el lapicero de él 2 - Also, ...
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Article + Possessive/Demonstrative + Noun Phrase: Acceptable in Spanish?

I've come across Spanish sentences where the article is followed by a possessive adjective or demonstrative adjective, followed by a noun. Normally, it is either the article or the adjective + noun, ...