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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.
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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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1951), Yigal and Amarya, 1999, Incised with artist's mark and inscribed 5/7, Bronze, bluestone and boulder, edition of 7 26 x 34 x 27 inches.
We can then look to have those names inscribed for the Remembrance Weekend in November 2014.
There will be regular care and maintenance to protect the inscribed bricks and shrubs.
The basic, every-day padlocks, are inscribed with dates and initials of the couples, who are then supposed to throw their keys into the river as a statement of their 'everlasting love'.
The Hebrew radio station in Suffad town in Al-Jalil about 134 kilometers north of Jerusalem Al-Quds, anti-Arab mural graffiti was inscribed on the walls of a building and that police was investigating into the incident.
Dissenting councillors argued that if both sides of headstones were inscribed--the present bylaw allowed only the front to be inscribed, and only with the name and dates of birth and death of the deceased--then visitors might get confused where certain persons had been buried and would walk on their graves.
Found 80 miles away in the early 1800s, the tablet is inscribed with a curse on the thief of a ring which echoes legends Tolkien created in his fantasy tales.
A double-screen projection, also titled Mirabilia Urbis, 2012, reveals rotating images of Roman panoramas inscribed in two circles, like the spheres in a map of the Earth.
I have now been told that because there are two names to be inscribed on the headstone, another PS30 is required.
Something seems wrong with this picture: In December 2013 an Ebay seller offered a first edition Look Homeward, Angel in first state dust jacket, inscribed four days before publication for Gweneth P.
Abu Dhabi has made major advancements on the Unesco front over the past year with a range of assets in Al Ain - the emirate's heritage heartland - now being inscribed on Unesco's World Heritage Sites List.
THE children of a Birmingham man who died in the Second World War will see their father's name inscribed on a school memorial.
Inscribed Athenian laws and decrees 352/1-322/1 BC; epigraphical essays.
A Lifesaving Benevolent Association of New York medal is inscribed "Presented to William Finch commander of the steamship "Cymric" in recognition of his humanity and seamanship in rescuing 41 persons from the burning steamship "Saint Cuthbert" during a heavy gale and high sea.
A woman's Clogau rose gold wedding band with the word "Cariad" inscribed on the inside and a woman's 18-carat white gold engagement ring, with the word "Forever" inscribed on the inside and featuring a quarter-carat round diamond, were taken.