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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We asked nutritionist and author Dr Sarah Brewer to give us the lowdown.
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You'll have to tune in to see if they make the final edit, but here the judging panel give us the lowdown on what to look forward to.
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And not only did he give us the lowdown on his plans for his album, the summer and more, he even recorded a special acoustic session just for us.
The other is this weekend's two-part Sky1 adventure Moonfleet (see page 19), plugged by veteran tough guy actor Ray Winstone (above), who, with a bit of luck, may also give us the lowdown on pending Biblical epic Noah, in which he co-stars with Russell Crowe.
Ray Winstone will be plugging this weekend's two-part Sky1 adventure Moonfleet, and with a bit of luck may also give us the lowdown on pending Biblical epic Noah, in which he co-stars with Russell Crowe.
Here astrophysicists give us the lowdown on this intergalactic missile, and the likelihood of it happening again.
She took a break from all the madness to give us the lowdown on everything Naked.
PETER GRINHAM and Neil Springate, of the Fulham Supporters Trust give us the lowdown on today's visitors.
Busy as he is, Perse took time out to give us the lowdown on how he spends his time in his hometown -- that is, in the very rare moments that he's not working on his ever-expanding line.
But they are not very good at answering questions about themselves, so Thornington and Ferrell give us the lowdown on one of the most watched mammals on the planet.