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There is a (small) possibility of A. A is not impossible.
The condition/potential represented by A is very rare, but does occur sometimes.
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               こと  ない  
It's not entirely impossible to memorize all the kanji in one year.
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すごく            ことはない      
If you study very hard, then I don't think it's impossible to talk with cats.
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   すごく    けど アメリカ から   まで     こと  ない   
It would take a lot of time but it is not impossible to swim from America to Japan.
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にんじん        けど ちょっと だけ だったら       こと  ない  
I don't like carrots, but if it's a little bit I might (be able to) eat them.
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   16         できない こと  ない          でしょう  
It's not that you can't work 16 hours in a single day, but it's not exactly easy, right?

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ANoun では ない
 
Aい-adjective -い ない
 
AVerb: ない form
 
Aな-adjective では ない
 
 
ことは/もない
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Studying: JLPT 2
Level: 1, : 67
I'm not positive, but I think we can also use は here, as in ないい。
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13 years ago
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Fixed!
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13 years ago
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Years Studied: 3
Studying: JLPT N3 & JLPT 2
Level: 1, : 99
ない form verb + ことはない・こともない
I-adjective stem (-い) + くないことはない・‾こともない
Noun + でないことはない・‾こともない
Na-adjective + でないことはない・‾こともない
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12 years ago
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Thanks!
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12 years ago
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Years Studied: 2
Studying: 2
Level: 1, : 67
Should this not be : Noun + じゃないことはない・こともない Na-adjective + じゃないことはない・こともない Maybe there was a confusion between でわない and じゃない?
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10 years ago (Edited 10 years ago.)
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Agreed, thanks!
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10 years ago
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Studying: N2
Level: 1, : 2

What is the difference between ないことはない and ないでもない?

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5 years ago
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According the grammar dictionary that I have, they are basically interchangeable.

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5 years ago



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