A: Mother, may I go play outside?
B: Have you cleaned your room yet?
A: I promise I'll do it later.
B: You said that yesterday. Go clean it now.
A: I really mean it this time. I'll clean it later.
B: Alright, go play for a bit.
A: Before I go, may I have a cookie?
B: You can have it later.
A: But it's the last one- someone else might eat it.
B: You can have it now if you go clean your room.
A: I think I'd rather go out and play.
B: Then I think I'll have the cookie for snack.