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"問題とはいえないこと" means something that can not be called issue;
ことにも気づいていない means being unaware of something;
but when you put them together,I will be very weird and unintelligible in the context.
how to understand this sentence?
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asked Mar 21 at 12:26
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This こと is not "something" but a nominalizer (What is the difference between the nominalizers こと and の?). And the こと nominalizes everything before it in the sentence. Don't be deceived by a comma in a relative clause.
They haven't even noticed (the fact) that [you cannot call it a "problem" if it's something that resolves with a search].
In other words, the author is saying that a true "problem" refers to something that cannot be solved by an internet search.
answered Mar 21 at 13:04
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