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What is the difference between acerca and cerca?

What is the difference between acerca and cerca?

5 months ago

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acerca is about or around but cerca is near physically

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elizadeux
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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.

5 months ago

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elizadeux
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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

  • AcĂ©rcate = come closer

For more information about the verb "Acercar"

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

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