give (someone) the lowdown (on something)

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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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Every dealer will have sta' on hand to give the lowdown on prices, speci"cation, "nance deals, availability and options.
Every dealer will have staff on hand to give the lowdown on prices, specification, finance deals, availability and options.
Presenters Jo Whiley, John Peel and Jools Holland, below, give the lowdown on the highs and lows from the festival.
For four nights - from Monday to Thursday this week - Sarra Elgan will present videos of the 16 songs and give the lowdown on the composers and performers.
Edghill is well-placed to give the lowdown on City's third-round opponents following his month's loan at St Andrew's and he claims Trevor Francis has assembled a talented side.
But the guides also give the lowdown on man-made attractions - from thrilling theme parks, wildlife centres and fascinating museums to standing stones, Norman castles and Iron Age forts.
Alex Ovechkin and others give the lowdown on the love affair.
Watch David Edwards give the lowdown on new movie 3:10 to Yuma, left, plus other film and book releases in The Ticket - Live
Asked to give the lowdown on the Ospreys breakaway at yesterday's Six Nations launch, Ruddock said, 'Richie is an excellent player.
LIVERPOOL is the style conscious capital of the UK, so who better to give the lowdown on what's hot on the rails than the girls who work on the city's shop floors?
Here we give the lowdown on the pick of the waterproof make-up.
The 34-year-old FIFA official will give the lowdown on events in France.
com is promising the works too, with more than 100 journalists worldwide ready to give the lowdown on each team.