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have one's name inscribed in the book of life

Euph. to die. He was a beloved father, brother, and friend, and he has his name inscribed in the book of life. By the time she was twenty, her parents, brothers, and sister had all had their names inscribed in the book of life.
See also: book, have, inscribe, life, name, of

inscribe something into something

to write or engrave a dedication on a gift to someone. (Emphasis is on the act of inscribing.) It was a lovely watch. I asked them to inscribe something into the back, so I could remember the occasion. My initials were inscribed into the wristband.
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inscribe something on(to) something

to write or engrave certain information on something. (Emphasis is on the message that is inscribed.) The jeweler inscribed Amy's good wishes onto the watch. I inscribed my name on my tools.
See also: inscribe, on

inscribe something with something

to engrave something with a message. Could you please inscribe this trophy with the information on this sheet of paper? I inscribed the bracelet with her name.
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With an ad infinitum and at times vertiginous effect, expanding and then speeding up the pace of our perception, Toderi seems to suspend time, almost annulling it, and she inscribes the history of the city in an eternal moment.
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STUDIO CITY - In the months leading up to the Jewish High Holidays of Rosh Hashanah and Yom Kippur, observant Jews question whether God inscribes their names in the ``book of life'' for the coming year.