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<< totan(ni) | totomoni >>

とても〜ない ([とても〜ない] )(totemo ~ nai)
    Meaning: Can`t possibly 無理と言う意味
    Example: There is so much (food) that I can`t possibly eat it all
    JLPT Level: 3
    Category: grammar
    Author: tigert

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This phrase expresses a very strong sense of impossiblity. The verb is usually in the potential form.  
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ex #6603   たくさんあって、とても食べきれません  
There is so much (food) that I can`t possible eat it all.  
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ex #6604   東京ではとても家なんか買えません。 
I can`t possibly buy a house in Tokyo.  
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    gahoangdaiEx#6603...the potential form of 食べる Is 食べられる。。。So..the example must be...たくさんあって、とても食べられません。 
    nicemon「たくさんあって、とても食べきれません」 fits with the translation if you read it carefully... 

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