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Generally, we specify the subject for emphasis. Using your examples: Soy alto (inteligente, moreno, etc.) In this sentence, I am specifying one of my characteristics, which are the important part of the sentence. I don't need to specify the subject, since it is inferred from the verb. Yo soy alto (inteligente, moreno, etc.) Subtly different: once ...


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If you want to see the short answer, scroll down. Long answer: Spanish is a complex system, a complex language. It's spoken in lots of countries in about three continents. In every single country –what is even more, every region in every country– Spanish develops independently. To deem idiotic (as other answer did) or erroneous an expression, implies that ...


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I have occasionally seen the phrase ¿Qué haciendo? in writing, in very informal contexts, such as Facebook or SMS messages. I believe it is indeed a shortened form of ¿Qué estás haciendo? I don't suggest using, ever. Even in these informal contexts.... Unless ur goal iz 2 mock the ppl who talk that way, or 2 B ironic. U will B h8ed.


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"¿Qué haciendo?" could be some type of expression typical from South America, although I've never heard it before, it could be some derivative from "Spanglish". "¿Qué estás haciendo?" is the correct form in Spanish to ask "What are you doing?"


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The accepted answer isn't right. If you have te and me as two different objects, they will always go in the same order. You can only have te me, and never me te, likewise, you can never have le me, even if le is the indirect object and me is the direct object. Consider, for example, "te me acercas". te is the reflexive object, and me is the indirect. ...


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Some additional information not noted in other answers. One of the reasons that it will feel more natural, in most cases, to attach the object is that in older Spanish, like modern day European Portuguese, object pronouns were not allowed at the beginning of utterances. Hence, you could not simply say "Lo quiero hacer" because you've started the sentence ...



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