13. At a Supermarket

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.