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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FRANZ FERDINAND fans have a new book to give them the lowdown on their favourite band.