You're being trained in how to use a computer program at work. You asked your coworker a question about the program. He answered, and now you understand. You respond to show that you get it now.
You are a university student. You and a friend are going to graduate soon. It feels like you've been in school for a long time, but now you've started to realize how quickly the time passed. You share this thought with your friend.
“Let me ask you this: is there anything that we can do to convince you to move ahead with this today?”
You're trying to get clients for your small company. You're in a meeting with someone who's said that they might hire you, but they're not ready to make a final decision. You try to get this person to make a decision.
You're having a political discussion with a group of friends. Someone complains about the government spending too much money to stop illegal drugs. You strongly agree, so you say this.