cerca = close adverb

cerca = fence feminine noun

1cerca

adverb

English Translation of CERCA

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: close, near, nearbyno había un hospital cerca there wasn't a hospital near there or nearby está aquí cerca it's very or just near here ¿está cerca la estación? is the station near here or nearby? está tan cerca que puedo ir andando it's so near here or so close I can just walk las casas están tan cerca que se pueden oír las conversaciones de los vecinos the houses are so close (to each other) that you can hear what the neighbors are saying quería tener más cerca a los amigos he wanted to be nearer (to) or closer to his friends las vacaciones están ya cerca the holidays are nearly here viven cerca de la playa they live near (to) or close to the beach estaba sentada cerca de mí she was sitting near me se sentía muy cerca de su familia she felt very close to her family no veo bien de cerca I can't see things close up visto de cerca, parece mayor when you see him close up or at close quarters, he seems older pudo ver de cerca la pobreza she got to see poverty close at hand or at close quarters el coche iba a gran velocidad, seguido de cerca por su escolta the car was travelling at a high speed, followed closely by its escort seguí de cerca la guerra a través de los periódicos I followed the war closely in the newspapers para todos aquellos que no puedan ver la exposición de cerca for all those unable to see the exhibition in person he tenido la oportunidad de conocer de cerca a muchos famosos I have had the opportunity of meeting many famous people personally or in person los que lo conocen de cerca hablan muy bien de él those who know him well speak very highly of him la crisis me ha afectado muy de cerca the crisis has affected me personally no conoce de cerca los problemas de la población he does not have first-hand or personal knowledge of the people's problems
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cerca de : nearly, almosthay cerca de ocho toneladas there are nearly eight tons of it cerca de 2.500 personas nearly 2,500 people son cerca de las seis it's nearly six o'clock he estado cerca de tirar el libro por la ventana I've come close to throwing that book out of the window estuvimos tan cerca de conseguir la victoria ... we were so close to obtaining victory ...

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Antonyms: lejos
Sometimes Confused With: cerca (cercar)

2cerca

feminine noun

English Translation of CERCA

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: (stone) wall

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