There are 2 translations of cerca in English:

cerca1

adv

  • 1 1.1 (en el espacio) near, close su casa queda or está muy cerca her house is very near o very close ¿hay algún banco cerca? is there a bank nearby o close by? vamos a pie, queda aquí cerquita let's walk, it's very near (here) o it's very close queda cerquísima it's only just around the corner ( o just down the road etc) una de estas tiendas que hay aquí cerca one of these shops just up the road o around the corner o near herecerca de algo/algn viven cerca de casa/de Tampico they live near us/near Tampico siéntate cerca de mí or [criticized usage/uso criticado]cerca mío sit near me me siento muy cerca de ti I feel very close to you 1.2de cerca close up, close to me acerqué para verlo de cerca I went nearer so I could see it close up o close to no veo bien de cerca I'm longsighted seguir algo de cerca to follow sth closely
  • 3 (indicando aproximación) cerca de almost, nearly, close on vendieron cerca de 1.000 cabezas de ganado they sold almost o nearly o close on 1,000 head of cattle

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There are 2 translations of cerca in English:

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Cultural fact of the day

Today is Fiesta de Santiago (St James' Day). The famous Camino de Santiago, the pilgrimage of thousands of people from all over Spain and many other parts of Europe to the holy city of Santiago de Compostela, takes place in the week leading up to St James' Day, 25 July. The city also has its fiestas around this time. The streets are full of musicians and performers for two weeks of celebrations culminating in the Festival del Apóstol.