Het kan me niet schelen

different-color-eyes

Schelen – (verb) to differ, be different
not to be confused withScheel(adjective) squint-eyed, cross-eyed (see below)

Ze schelen minstens een meter

They differ at least one meter in length

Het kan me niet schelen wat je denkt

I don’t care what you think

See also: ‘Het maakt mij niet uit
and ‘Weet ik veel

 

Het scheelde niet veel of ik viel in slaap
 
I almost fell asleep

Deze kat kijkt scheel

This cat is squint-eyed

Expression of the month: 2013-12

In winter erwtensoep (pea soup) is very popular. Depending on the weather, stamppot and winter soups are eaten from fall to the beginning of spring. It is commonly believed that a bowl of erwtensoep tastes better when it’s freezing outside. Which may be true, as in winter it is often served at outdoor activities.

typical dutch erwtensoep

Listen to the pronunciation
of erwtensoep:
Erwtensoep

Erwtensoep is also called:
snert
Snert

this is the last expression-of-the-month of 2013