A: The prices on fruit have really gone up this year!
B: Yes, they have. It's ridiculous!
A: The fruit is not of good quality, either.
B: You're right; these apples are bruised.
A: These bananas are too green to be eaten.
B: Fifty cents each is too expensive for bad bananas.
A: The quality of life is going down in general.
B: I blame it on the economy.
A: The state of the economy has been terrible.
B: I hope products are better quality soon.
A: It's like they say, 'cheap things are often more expensive.'
B: I totally agree with you.