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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Which is why we enlisted the help of Polish sports writer, Jaroslaw Kolinski, to give us the lowdown.
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.
Staff at London's University College Hospital's multiple birth clinic give us the lowdown on the joy and pain of instant, 'buy one, get two free' families.
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Having admitted in the past to pangs of jealousy when the teams emerge from the tunnel, we decided to take his mind off it by getting him to give us the lowdown on some of the key players in today's contest between Leeds Rhinos and Castleford Tigers.
As part of his regular Rio updates, Kenny will give us the lowdown on how Team GB are getting on in the 16-team tournament as they go for World Cup glory.
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.
Here astrophysicists give us the lowdown on this intergalactic missile, and the likelihood of it happening again.
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.
Press Club chairman John Lamb said: "I am sure Jeremy will be able to give us the lowdown on why he organised the stunt on his show which included a spoof story about the 'death' of Soham murderer Ian Huntley, an item which attracted criticism in some parts of the media.
Using scientific data and tips, Gerba and Allison Janse, co-authors of "The Germ Freak's Guide to Outwitting Colds and Flu," bust the myths we have about where the germs are around us and give us the lowdown on how to survive flu season with your health, humor and sanity intact.
Facing Armagh will give us the lowdown on exactly how far we've come and far we have to go.