I was listening to twice's more and more japanese version and they sing:


Is it perhaps an abrreviated form of そうにない or some other grammar point? What's the explanation for this?

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    I don't know the song, but I guess it is simply a typo of とめられそうにない, not a contraction.
    – sundowner
    Nov 10 at 22:46
  • It can be heard at youtu.be/LeAlC0dVx60?t=55 Nov 11 at 0:01
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    I suspect it’s just forcefully dropping the に to make it fit the meter. I think it works okay in a song Nov 11 at 0:02


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