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inscribe into (something)

To etch or engrave something into something else. A noun or pronoun can be used between "inscribe" and "into." I got my initials inscribed into my class ring—did you?
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inscribe on(to) (something)

To etch or inscribe something on something else. A noun or pronoun can be used between "inscribe" and "on(to)." I got my initials inscribed on my class ring—did you?
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inscribe with (something)

To etch or inscribe something onto something else. A noun or pronoun can be used between "inscribe" and "with." I got my class ring inscribed with my initials —did you?
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Farlex Dictionary of Idioms. © 2015 Farlex, Inc, all rights reserved.

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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McGraw-Hill Dictionary of American Idioms and Phrasal Verbs. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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But Inscribe, formerly trained by Sir Michael Stoute and boasting a two from three record for his current handler Ger Lyons, should be well worth waiting for today.
Hamilton weaves into this "universal" situation a richly textured picture of African voices, traditions, values, beliefs, idioms, concerns, people, and stories that helps to inscribe the reader (of whatever ethnicity) into her own particular parallel culture - that of the Midwestern, rural African American.
Alternatively, a wide beam acting as a floodlight could inscribe an entire pattern at once.
Taking up a suo motu case regarding the sale of substandard packaged milk in Karachi, Chief Justice Nisar ordered the makers of tea whitener to inscribe 'It's not milk' on the packets within four weeks.
Oiticica, for example, combined the Modernist aesthetics of Concretism and popular forms of artistic expression in a series of works known collectively as "Parangoles," on which he embarked in 1964 - brightly colored, multilayered capes, tents, or banners that were carried by dancers and on which he would inscribe political messages.
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.
Rather than engraving the information, the system uses what the company has named its "Color Laser Film," which is said to have a patented structure such that an Nd:YAG laser inscribes the required information onto the material in such a way that it is actually under a protective laminate surface.
A large number of kiln owners participated in the rally and they were carrying placards and banners inscribes with slogans in favour of Kashmiris.
The urban space becomes a screen." Konrad's use of this ultimately filmic principle of urban perception comes through when, on the multipaned gallery window--which allows a view onto Ringstrasse, a lively thoroughfare in the center of Cologne, and whose segments are reminiscent of film frames--she inscribes a series of epithets and neologisms on the theme of the city: VULNERABLE CITY, NORMAL CITY, ICONICITY, MIGRATION CITY, EXPANDED CITY, and so on.