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Being Madrid my hometown, I'm used to living surrounded by tourists.

Being my hometown Madrid, I'm used to living surrounded by tourists.

Which of the sentences, if either, sounds more natural?

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Neither really sounds natural. This should be phrased as "My hometown being Madrid, I'm used to living surrounded by tourists."

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    Or Madrid being my hometown, ... Jul 6, 2015 at 22:37
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    Being that Madrid is my hometown is frowned upon in writing, but something I hear from even educated people, being as how Washington is full of people who want to sound smarter than they are.
    – choster
    Jul 7, 2015 at 0:07
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Madrid being my hometown, I'm used to living surrounded by tourists.

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