give (one) the low-down

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give (one) the low-down

To share the truth, facts, or most pertinent information about something with one. OK, let me give you the low-down: I've got a great business opportunity lined up, but I need to borrow a few thousand dollars to get it going. This is Jane—she'll give you the low-down on day-to-day tasks around the office.
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give somebody/get the ˈlow-down (on somebody/something)

(informal) give somebody/get the important and true facts about somebody/something: Can you give me the low-down on this deal with the Bank of China?
See also: get, give, somebody
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