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What is the difference between acerca and cerca?

What is the difference between acerca and cerca?

April 19, 2018

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    acerca is about or around but cerca is near physically


    https://www.duolingo.com/profile/elizadeux

    This isn't quite right. Acerca is a form of the verb acercar. Cerca is either an adverb, a noun, or a verb, all of which mean a variety of things. A good dictionary will have more details.


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    • cerca = near, close (or fence!)

    http://www.wordreference.com/es/en/translation.asp?spen=cerca

    • cerca de = either approximately (around or close to) OR close to or nearby in location

    http://www.wordreference.com/es/en/translation.asp?spen=cerca

    • Acércate = come closer

    For more information about the verb "Acercar"

    http://www.wordreference.com/es/en/translation.asp?spen=acercar

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