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give someone (the) rundown

To tell someone details about or a brief summary of a given event or situation. Sorry I missed the meeting this morning—could you give me a rundown of what was discussed? Mary gave John the rundown on the championship match.
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rundown

n. a summary bringing someone up to date. Can you give me a rundown on what’s happened since noon?
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Chris said: "e studio was getting a bit rundown so we thought if we painted the walls it would help make it better for the people that go there, especially people suering from things like OCD whose condition could be made worse by the cracks Chris said: "e studio was getting a bit rundown so we thought if we painted the walls it would help make it better for the people that go there, especially people suering from things like OCD whose condition could be made worse by the cracks in the walls.
The costume picks were carefully selected by The Rundown editorial team, who determined that Paris Hilton in pinstripes will be popular this year because "prison is sexy.
2) New York Mets pitcher Orlando Hernandez tags out his counterpart, Dodgers starter Greg Maddux, during a rundown in the sixth inning.
The rundown shopping parade in Bartley Green and an artist's impression of how the new centre in Curdal Road might look.
All too often, rundown areas are overlooked and considered to be beyond repair
It was hoped the RFP would attract appropriate developers to turn the rundown armory into a cultural center.
In the Smash Hits chart we have a programme that for the first time will give listeners in Rugby a chance to hear a rundown of the songs that really are the biggest around at the moment.
Hundreds of thousands of pounds has been pumped into the project to revamp rundown units, clearly define the park's main roads, improve layout and landscaping and carry out additional security work.
Last week Jo Whiley became the first woman to ever present the chart rundown.
Our story showed one rundown flat touted to Edinburgh Festival visitors had 25 beds crammed in, holes in the roof, cables hanging from walls and a sign saying the cooker had a gas leak.
And for the most comprehensive rundown we've seen yet on every known gay, lesbian, and bisexual television character--on American TV and otherwise--check out David Wyatt's labor of love at http://home.
24 other major buildings are in the process of completion (and these themselves are but the most obvious aspect of a huge investment in smaller projects, ranging from community centres and village greens to the rehabilitation of small towns and transformation of rundown urban areas; more information from www.
Founded in 2007, The Rundown is a free daily email delivering an insider's guide to LA, helping plan weekends and evenings in less than 60 seconds a day.
Kay Bailey Hutchison, R-Texas, on this morning's edition of MSNBC's The Daily Rundown.