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    #1

    both Madrid and Barcelona

    Please check if they're all correct:

    1 I like both Real Madrid and FC Barcelona.
    2 Madrid and Barcelona, I like them both.
    3 Madrid and Barcelona, I like both of them.
    4 Both of them, Madrid and Barcelona, I like.

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    #2

    Re: both Madrid and Barcelona

    1 is most natural. 4 is the worst, unnaturally inverted. Sounds like Yoda.

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    #3

    Re: both Madrid and Barcelona

    Nah, Yoda would say "Hm. Madrid and Barcelona, like them I do"!
    Remember - if you don't use correct capitalisation, punctuation and spacing, anything you write will be incorrect.

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