give (one) the inside track

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give (one) the inside track

To give one an advantage (over someone or something). My mom works there, and she gave me the inside track, so let me tell you what you need to do to make your resume stand out with the recruiters.
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ROTHERHAM boss Paul Warne has not been relying on striker Carlton Morris to give him the inside track on Shrewsbury.
Writer Joe Hullait, the man behind the BBC Scotland series, was collared by rozzers keen to give him the inside track on serving for the under-fire force.
Boss Walter Smith will be able to call on a quartet of his Bravehearts to give him the inside track on the opposition.
Both he and Fletcher were honed under the hot Zimbabwean sun and maybe that will give him the inside track into Hick's mind.
But he attributes his blunder to naivete and ambition - the FBI told him that if he cooperated with their investigation, they would give him the inside track on the story for the News-Banner.
BORDEAUX manager Michel Pavon revealed last night how he called upon ex-Hibs hero Franck Sauzee to give him the inside track on Hearts.