You need to hire an office assistant. You want someone who will do a good job without being told what to do. You write this on the job description.
You're explaining what your charity organization does at a street fair.
You were invited to a cousin's wedding. Your sister asks you if you're going. You don't remember when the wedding is, so you ask like this.
You own a small pet store. Someone has offered to buy it from you. The price they're offering is high, but you're still not sure. You say this.
You're playing softball with a group of friends. You tried to hit the ball, but missed 3 times so you got struck out. Now you're explaining to your teammates why you missed.