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What does 그럴 리가 없다 mean and how does it differ from 그럴 리가 없대?

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    그럴 리가 없다 - There is no way that it will happen.
    그럴 리가 없대 - They say that there is no way that it will happen.

    The 대 ending means that the speaker heard someone else say it, or read it somewhere (i.e. not the speaker's own words)

    그럴 리가 없다.
    리(理), a reason or cause
    There is no reason ....

    그럴 리가 없대 is the shortened form of 그럴 리가 없다고 해.

    그럴 리가 없다(it is not likely~) +(라)고 해(someone told you some information of the contradiction )

    it is that you express 'it's not likely~/ it's not likely to happen' because you knew about the information by talking of other people and you indirectly reaveal such the situation by '~(라)고 해'

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