What is the difference between kus and zoen, or between immers and trouwens? Are you gek met, gek op or gek van something? Is the difference between kous and sok the same as the difference between das and sjaal? And how about frikadel and frikandel?
The Dutch language knows lots of confusing words. Dictionaries will not always clarify the subtle difference. Sometimes there is no difference in meaning, or it´s about subtle differences in use, style or notation.
Verbs, nouns, prepositions: Jan Renkema explains more than 500 wordpairs and uses examples to clarify them.