Translation: from english

give sb the lowdown

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  • 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… …   Useful english dictionary

  • 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 …   English dictionary

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  • lowdown — low•down n. [[t]ˈloʊˌdaʊn[/t]] adj. [[t] ˈdaʊn[/t]] n. 1) inf the real and unadorned facts: Give me the lowdown on the situation[/ex] 2) inf contemptible; base; mean: a lowdown trick[/ex] 3) inf funky II, 1) • Etymology: 1540–50 …   From formal English to slang

  • lowdown, the — low|down, the [ lou,daun ] noun INFORMAL the important or interesting information you need to know about someone or something: You d better give me the lowdown on all the candidates …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

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