the lowdown

the lowdown
the lowdown UK [ˈləʊˌdaʊn] US [ˈloʊˌdaʊn] noun informal
the important or interesting information that you need to know about someone or something

You’d better give me the lowdown on all the candidates.

Thesaurus: general words for information, news and factssynonym

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: important information or facts about something

Reporters are trying to get the lowdown on what caused the accident. [=trying to find out the truth about what caused the accident]

He gave me the lowdown about the company's vice president.

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Main Entry:lowdown

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