A: Hi, I want to buy a pair of running shoes.
B: Are you looking for any particular brand?
A: Not really, but this is the first time I’ve bought a pair of shoes specifically for running. What do you recommend?
B: First, are you looking for extra cushioning or are you prioritizing lightness?
A: How are your legs? Not too tired? This is the final stretch. We’re almost at the top. B: So do we need to walk up that path? I think I’ll be fine: it looks like a gentle ascent, and there are steps all the way. A: Appearances can be deceptive. The path gets quite steep further on, and the steps become broken and irregular. We’re not out of the woods yet. B: What does that signpost say? If we take the right fork we will get to a temple in 25 minutes. A: Nice try. We’re going