A: Are you excited for the first day of school?
B: No. I am very afraid.
A: What is to be afraid about?
B: I am afraid of the teacher.
A: But you haven't even met her yet?
B: I have heard bad things about her.
A: What bad things?
B: I heard that she doesn't let anyone laugh.
A: That is ridiculous.
B: The older kids told me that.
A: They're just trying to scare you.
B: Oh, really? Thank goodness.