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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

The general details about or a brief summary of an event or situation. Please give me a rundown of what was discussed in the board meeting yesterday. I'll just give you a quick rundown before we get started.

run-down

In poor health; feeling exhausted and sick. A: "I think I'm getting a sore throat." B: "You're probably run-down—you haven't gotten a full night's sleep in weeks!"

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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The transaction shows further progress in the rundown of Barclays Non-Core, resulting in a 30 June 2016 pro forma decrease in Risk Weighted Assets of 0.
The time wasted by fixed-delay systems is eliminated, since the BEMF ensures that machine access is granted as soon as the rundown is complete; rundown times will vary according to the load in the machine.
The time consumed by fixed-delay systems is eliminated, product engineers note, since the BEMF ensures that machine access is granted as soon as the rundown is complete.
As for the rundown of our armed forces, defence is a matter for our government and the EU has no role in it.
If anyone is to be blamed for the rundown state it was the housing department.
The rundown shopping parade in Bartley Green and an artist's impression of how the new centre in Curdal Road might look.
It separated thousands of poor people from the rundown, isolated neighborhoods they were trapped in.
Monica worries about attending the rundown barrio high school.
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The suit seeking an injunction to stop the State in its plans to turn the rundown Armory into a cultural arts center, also names the Seventh Regiment Armory Conservancy, the Division of Military and Naval Affairs, the City of New York and the New York State Development Corporation, whose chairman, Charles Gargano, heads an advisory council set up by Governor George Pataki in 1999 to examine ways to "develop preservation options" at the landmark building.
Ashraf claimed the rundown flats were being renovated and refused to say if they had fire certificates.
We allow our pitchers to work on their own at each base, using their quickest move to initiate the rundown between 1st and 2nd.
Kaye brings editorial chops and local know-how to The Rundown New York.
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It took three throws before Hernandez finally tagged Maddux, but the rundown left Maddux, well, run down.