cerca



Inflexiones de 'cerca' (n): fpl: cercas

Del verbo cercar: (conjugar)
cerca es:
3ª persona singular (él/ella/usted) presente indicativo
2ª persona singular (tú) imperativo
cercá es:
2ª persona singular (vos) imperativo

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Principal Translations
cerca advadverbio: Describe al verbo, al adjetivo o a otro adverbio ("corre rápidamente", "sucede ahora", "muy extraño"). (en las proximidades)nearby advadverb: Describes a verb, adjective, adverb, or clause--for example, "come quickly," "very rare," "happening now," "fall down."
  close advadverb: Describes a verb, adjective, adverb, or clause--for example, "come quickly," "very rare," "happening now," "fall down."
  near advadverb: Describes a verb, adjective, adverb, or clause--for example, "come quickly," "very rare," "happening now," "fall down."
  close by advadverb: Describes a verb, adjective, adverb, or clause--for example, "come quickly," "very rare," "happening now," "fall down."
 Mi oficina está cerca.
 My office is nearby.
cerca nfnombre femenino: Sustantivo de género exclusivamente femenino ("mesa", "tabla"). (vallado)fence nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc.
  (stone)wall nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc.
 El perro saltó la cerca y entró en el jardín.
 The dog jumped over the fence into the garden.
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Principal Translations
cercar vtrverbo transitivo: Verbo que requiere de un objeto directo ("di la verdad", "encontré una moneda"). (rodear con cerca)fence vtrtransitive verb: Verb taking a direct object--for example, "Say something." "She found the cat."
  enclose vtrtransitive verb: Verb taking a direct object--for example, "Say something." "She found the cat."
 Es necesario cercar el rancho para evitar que se pierda el ganado.
 
Additional Translations
cercar vtrverbo transitivo: Verbo que requiere de un objeto directo ("di la verdad", "encontré una moneda"). figurado (rodear algo o alguien)gather around vtr phrasal insepphrasal verb, transitive, inseparable: Verb with adverb(s) or preposition(s), having special meaning, not divisible--for example,"go with" [=combine nicely]: "Those red shoes don't go with my dress." NOT [S]"Those red shoes don't go my dress with."[/S]
  enclose vtrtransitive verb: Verb taking a direct object--for example, "Say something." "She found the cat."
  (figurative)fence in vtr phrasal insepphrasal verb, transitive, inseparable: Verb with adverb(s) or preposition(s), having special meaning, not divisible--for example,"go with" [=combine nicely]: "Those red shoes don't go with my dress." NOT [S]"Those red shoes don't go my dress with."[/S]
 Los periodistas cercaron al actor de moda a su llegada al set de la película.
cercar vtrverbo transitivo: Verbo que requiere de un objeto directo ("di la verdad", "encontré una moneda"). (poner cerco militar)siege vtrtransitive verb: Verb taking a direct object--for example, "Say something." "She found the cat."
 El ejército enemigo cercó el castillo para obligar al rey a capitular.
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Compound Forms:
cerca | cerca (de) | cercar
cerca de loc preplocución preposicional: Unidad léxica estable formada de dos o más palabras que funciona como preposición ("a favor de", "en torno a"). (aproximadamente) (time)around preppreposition: Relates noun or pronoun to another element of sentence--for example, "a picture of John," "She walked from my house to yours."
  close to preppreposition: Relates noun or pronoun to another element of sentence--for example, "a picture of John," "She walked from my house to yours."
 La película duró cerca de dos horas.
 The film lasted around two hours.
cerca de advadverbio: Describe al verbo, al adjetivo o a otro adverbio ("corre rápidamente", "sucede ahora", "muy extraño"). (espacio: proximidad) (space)near preppreposition: Relates noun or pronoun to another element of sentence--for example, "a picture of John," "She walked from my house to yours."
  close to preppreposition: Relates noun or pronoun to another element of sentence--for example, "a picture of John," "She walked from my house to yours."
 La iglesia está cerca del ayuntamiento.
 The church is near the town hall.
conocer de cerca loc verblocución verbal: Unidad léxica estable formada de dos o más palabras que funciona como verbo ("sacar fuerzas de flaqueza", "acusar recibo"). (saber de primera mano)see up close v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end."
  inspect closely v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end."
de cerca loc advlocución adverbial: Unidad léxica estable formada de dos o más palabras que funciona como adverbio ("en vilo", "de seguido", "a quemarropa"). (a poca distancia)close up advadverb: Describes a verb, adjective, adverb, or clause--for example, "come quickly," "very rare," "happening now," "fall down."
 Los niños se acercaron a la reja para ver los monos de cerca.
desde muy cerca loc preplocución preposicional: Unidad léxica estable formada de dos o más palabras que funciona como preposición ("a favor de", "en torno a"). (muy próximo)from close up exprexpression: Prepositional phrase, adverbial phrase, or other phrase or expression--for example, "behind the times," "on your own."
estudiar de cerca loc verblocución verbal: Unidad léxica estable formada de dos o más palabras que funciona como verbo ("sacar fuerzas de flaqueza", "acusar recibo"). (revisar a fondo)study close-up vi + adv
  study closely vi + adv
examinar de cerca loc verblocución verbal: Unidad léxica estable formada de dos o más palabras que funciona como verbo ("sacar fuerzas de flaqueza", "acusar recibo"). (ver con detalle)examine up close v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end."
  inspect closely vtr + adv
 Los policías examinaron de cerca la escena del crimen.
 The police examined the crime scene up close.
más cerca que nunca exprexpresión: Expresiones idiomáticas, dichos, refranes y frases hechas de tres o más palabras ("Dios nos libre", "a lo hecho, pecho"). (más cercano)closer than ever exprexpression: Prepositional phrase, adverbial phrase, or other phrase or expression--for example, "behind the times," "on your own."
más de cerca loc advlocución adverbial: Unidad léxica estable formada de dos o más palabras que funciona como adverbio ("en vilo", "de seguido", "a quemarropa"). (más próximo)get closer to v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end."
  hold close v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end."
ni cerca loc advlocución adverbial: Unidad léxica estable formada de dos o más palabras que funciona como adverbio ("en vilo", "de seguido", "a quemarropa"). coloquial (diferencia muy marcada)nowhere near exprexpression: Prepositional phrase, adverbial phrase, or other phrase or expression--for example, "behind the times," "on your own."
  not even close to exprexpression: Prepositional phrase, adverbial phrase, or other phrase or expression--for example, "behind the times," "on your own."
  not a patch on exprexpression: Prepositional phrase, adverbial phrase, or other phrase or expression--for example, "behind the times," "on your own."
 Ningún ajedrecista estuvo ni cerca del nivel de Paul Morphy.
ni cerca de,
ni cerca de hacer algo
loc advlocución adverbial: Unidad léxica estable formada de dos o más palabras que funciona como adverbio ("en vilo", "de seguido", "a quemarropa").
coloquial (distinto de lo esperado)nowhere near exprexpression: Prepositional phrase, adverbial phrase, or other phrase or expression--for example, "behind the times," "on your own."
  miles off exprexpression: Prepositional phrase, adverbial phrase, or other phrase or expression--for example, "behind the times," "on your own."
 ¡Lástima! El equipo no estuvo ni cerca de jugar como siempre.
seguir de cerca loc verblocución verbal: Unidad léxica estable formada de dos o más palabras que funciona como verbo ("sacar fuerzas de flaqueza", "acusar recibo"). (hacer seguimiento)follow closely vtr + adv
tocar de cerca loc verblocución verbal: Unidad léxica estable formada de dos o más palabras que funciona como verbo ("sacar fuerzas de flaqueza", "acusar recibo"). (afectar directamente)hit home v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end."
  touch you personally v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end."
  have a profound effect on [sb] personally v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end."
 Cuando la violencia la tocó de cerca exigió justicia.
tocar de cerca loc verblocución verbal: Unidad léxica estable formada de dos o más palabras que funciona como verbo ("sacar fuerzas de flaqueza", "acusar recibo"). (tener parentesco)be very close to [sb] v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end."
  be related to [sb] v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end."
 Ana toca de cerca a Juan; son hermanos.
topar con cerca loc verblocución verbal: Unidad léxica estable formada de dos o más palabras que funciona como verbo ("sacar fuerzas de flaqueza", "acusar recibo"). CR, coloquial (no poder seguir)hit a brick wall v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end."
 El proyecto iba a comenzar pero topó con cerca y fue cancelado.
ver algo de cerca see [sth] up close, see [sth] first hand v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end."
ver de cerca see up close v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end."
ver de cerca a see [sb] up close, see [sth] up close v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end."
vigilar de cerca monitor closely vtr + adv
vivir cerca de live close to vtr + prep
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