If we are supposed to be together, but I'm not there and you call me, I'll tell you I'm almost there. That's a lie. I probably haven't left my driveway yet.
If I am running late, I might call you to give you a head's up. I'll tell you I'm on my way out the door. That's a lie. I probably don't even have clothes on yet.
I need to find this clock, buy it, and hang it in my foyer.