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Meaning of とんでもない

Yoshie

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I have a question about とんでもない in the following sentence. Does by とんでもない and 「
そんなのはとんでもなかった」, the speaker is talking about the situation, that it was something shocking, or does he denying the fact that it was easy?

簡単だと思っていた仕事、だったのだけれど・・・・・・。 とんでもない。 簡単だなんて。 そんなのはとんでもなかった。

Context: the job that was given to the protagonist turned out to be really dangerous, he was attacked by something inhuman.
 

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The speaker is denying their expectation "the job would be easy".
 

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Thank you, I'm still not quite sure about そんなのは, does it refers to their expectiation 「簡単だと思っていた仕事」, or simply to 「簡単だなんて」?
 

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I think そんなの refers to their expectation, too.
 
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