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Eso lo decide la embajadora - redundant object direct pronoun “lo”

I heard the following sentence: Eso lo decide la embajadora. As "eso" is the direct object of the sentence, the direct object pronoun "lo" seems redundant to me in this sentence. Is it used for ...
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busco problemas donde no *los* hay

I have just heard a Shakira song which says: Yo busco problemas donde no los hay. Is the pronoun "los" necessary in this sentence or is the redundancy used for emphasis? I'd just say "Busco ...
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¿Es incorrecto decir que algo se remonta años atrás?

"Remontarse", con la idea de algo en el pasado, se puede relacionar con siguientes entradas del DLE: remontar prnl. Retroceder hasta una época pasada. Este historiador se ha remontado hasta ...
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Purpose of redundant pronoun in “Yo los escogí azules”

In the children's book Alexander y el día terrible, horrible, espantoso, horroroso, translated by Alma Flor Ada, Alexander is describing the events of his really bad day: Entonces fuimos a la ...
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¿Se debe poner un “ni” antes de cada elemento de una enumeración?

Escribe Rodrigo en ¿Por qué en español decimos "zorro" en vez de un derivado del latín "vulpes"?: Y de hecho tampoco se usa en catalán (guineu), gallego (...
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What is the role of the “le” in the sentence “Miguel le dio a su novia un anillo.”?

The sentence: Miguel le dio a su novia un anillo. Translates into: Miguel gave a ring to his girlfriend. I would think that there would be no need for the "le", since the direct object (his ...