You're at a work party and talking with a coworker. You both start to talk about what you were like when you were students. You say this, remembering that you used to wait until the last minute to do homework assignments.
You are talking with a classmate about an assignment you have to do for the class. You don't remember when the deadline is. This is what you ask your classmate.
You're sending an email to a younger person who's applying for her first job out of college. She asked you if you think it's important to include a cover letter when she applies for jobs. You do think it's important, so this is what you write.
There was an earthquake while you were at work. Your office building is messed up and everyone is confused about what to do now. You think the most important thing is to find out if anyone is injured or needs help, so you say this.
You're writing an essay about things the government has been doing to control climate change. You write this to explain that the government hasn't done much to fight climate change because they have been focused on improving the economy instead.