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'Lowdown' vs 'Low down'



 
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'Lowdown' vs 'Low down' #1 (permalink) Sat Feb 27, 2010 17:25 pm   'Lowdown' vs 'Low down'
 

English Language Tests, Intermediate level

ESL/EFL Test #824 "Down phrases", question 8

Stephen gave me the ......... down on what's happening with management.

(a) shake
(b) low
(c) show
(d) step

English Language Tests, Intermediate level

ESL/EFL Test #824 "Down phrases", answer 8

Stephen gave me the low down on what's happening with management.

Correct answer: (b) low
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'Lowdown' vs 'Low down' #2 (permalink) Sun Feb 28, 2010 5:14 am   'Lowdown' vs 'Low down'
 

'Lowdown' or 'low-down' = inside information, the real truth.
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