Bob asks for directions, and they end up lost as a result.
Though they've been lost for hours, Alice ignores Bob when he suggests they ask for directions.
Subverted: Bob refuses to ask for directions, but he knows he needs them, so he makes Alice ask because she's the woman.
Double Subverted: Bob receives directions, then deliberately ignores them.
Parodied: On a trek through the Sahara Desert, Alice and Bob find themselves at the bottom of the ocean. Bob insists that this is the right way.
Zig Zagged: Bob refuses to ask for directions, so he makes Alice ask. Alice refuses to ask for directions, but a kindly stranger gives them directions anyway. Bob deliberately ignores this and gets even more lost, so he finally asks someone...
Bob is a navigation robot with an infallible guidance system.
Or he, y'know, asks for directions when he's lost.
Enforced: Bob will never ask for directions in order to show that he's a stubborn Jerk Ass.
Lampshaded: "I'm a man, I can't ask for directions!"
Invoked: "He's a man, he can't ask for directions, so he'll be hopelessly lost, ahahahahaha!!"
Defied: "I'm not going to risk getting us lost for the rest of the day. Where's somebody who can give us directions?"
Discussed: "I haven't asked for directions since I was three; I'm not going to start now."
Conversed: "A Bumbling Dad behind the wheel? They're gonna get lost, and he won't ask for directions."
Implied: Bob says, "Sorry we're late, we got lost." Alice grumbles, "You mean you got lost."
Deconstructed: Bob arrives too late with a donated organ due to his refusal to ask for directions.
Reconstructed: Bob triple-checks his route before he starts a trip.
Played For Laughs: Bob and Alice bicker comically while driving in circles around the exact place they're trying to go.
Played For Drama: Bob and Alice get so badly lost they end up at an Old Dark House, where a murderer is hiding...