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"That is too much salt."

Translation:Dat is te veel zout.

December 23, 2014



They mean two different things:

Te veel -> Too much (as in, an excessive amount)

Zoveel -> So much (as in, quite a lot, but not excessive)


Wat is het verschil tussen te veel en teveel, eigenlijk?


If it means "more than necessary" you use te veel, like this sentence.

If it is a noun you use teveel, in which case the best English translation for it would be excess, e.g. het teveel aan koffie - the excess of coffee.


Ah, zeer helder, bedankt voor de uitleg, to the L to the K.

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