There is a school assignment due in two days. You are talking to your friend, who hasn't started working on the assignment. You are worried for your friend that she won't be able to finish it by the deadline. You ask her this.
Your friend didn't go to his son's birthday party because he was working. You think that going to the party was more important than going to work. Angrily, you say this to your friend.
You are in the break room at work and chatting with a coworker. You have spoken with this person before about how you both like the TV show Lost. You want to discuss what happened on the most recent show. You ask this.
You are giving advice to a group of college students. These students seem to think that they will make a lot of money when they finish school, but you don't think that's a realistic expectation. You want to prepare them for the fact that they may ...
You're telling a story about a friend of yours who made embarrassing mistakes in two different job interviews. You describe the mistakes that your friend made, and then you say this to describe the result of the interviews.