Learn English – I was waking up or I was going to wake up or i would wake up

futurepast-tense

I heard such sentence in a movie

"There was no chance I was waking up in the morning"

i understand the context and what the speaker wanted to say but
can I say it this way:

a) "There was no chance I was going to wake up in the morning"
b) "There was no chance I would wake up in the morning"

what are the differences to the original statement?

Best Answer

"There was no chance I was waking up in the morning" - there is no way that you could possibly wake up in the morning - natural imagery of waking up.

"There was no chance I was going to wake up in the morning" - there is no way that you could possibly make yourself wake up in the morning - human imagery of waking up.

"There was no chance I would wake up in the morning" - there is no way that you could possibly wake up in the morning - natural imagery of waking up.