give (someone) the lowdown (on something)

(redirected from give him the lowdown)

give (someone) the lowdown (on something)

To provide someone with specific or comprehensive details about someone, something, or some situation. Give me the lowdown on what the boss is planning to do about the company's falling profits. I'm waiting for my brother to give me the lowdown on Geoffrey before I go on a date with him. There's been a shakeup in the company's upper management, but we won't know how we're affected until the boss gives us the lowdown.
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But boss Armin Veh and defender Ludovic Magnin revealed they want Thomas Schaaf's side to overturn a 2-0 deficit on Thursday and are willing to give him the lowdown on Gers who they beat at home in the Champions League earlier in the season.
I'm quite happy to give him the lowdown on my former lovers but he's not interested.
FORMER Hearts keeper Gilles Rousset will meet Craig Levein tonight to give him the lowdown on Bordeaux.