engrave into

engrave (something) into (something)

To etch or carve something into a surface or material. When we got our sidewalk repaved, the kids engraved their initials into the cement. The woman at the store said that they can engrave our wedding date into the picture frame.
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engrave something into something

to cut symbols into something. She engraves a lovely design into the soap that she puts out for guests. Todd engraved his initials into the bark of the tree.
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McGraw-Hill Dictionary of American Idioms and Phrasal Verbs. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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