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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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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.
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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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Banners inscribed with slogans against India were installed at buildings and roadsides.
The face value of the coin in numeral wording "10" in bold letters and Rupee (rupiah in Urdu) script is inscribed at lower side of the coin.
The face value of the coin in numeral wording '10' in bold letters and Rupee in Urdu script is inscribed at lower side of the coin.
A second seal was inscribed "to Sa'ariyahu ben Shabenyahu.
Tolkien is said to have inscribed just a handful of presentation copies of The Hobbit on its publication.
ARMAN (French/American, 1928-2005), Untitled, Accumulation de Spatules, 1971, Signed Arman and inscribed DxL and F/5, Palette knives in polyester resin, 19x14 7/8 x 2 1/2 inches.
Kyrgyzstan's traditional felt carpets - Ala Kiyiz and Shirdak - were inscribed into the List of Intangible Cultural Heritage in Need of Urgent Safeguarding in 2012.
FAMILIES who have lost loved ones in recent military service are being invited to put forward their names to be inscribed alongside fallen comrades on the city's Memorial Wall.
WORCESTER - Bricks inscribed with veterans' names were recently installed at the Veterans Memorial at St.
The padlocks, inscribed by couples and attached to fences or railings, are a familiar sight around the likes of Paris, Rome and Cologne.
The Namib Sand Sea which lies within the Namib Naukluft Park has been nominated as a natural property, and if inscribed at the 37th session of the World Heritage Committee will be the second property of Namibia to be inscribed on the list after the Twyfelfontain rock paintings which were inscribed in 2007.
An Israeli radio station reported that one of the walls of the mosque was inscribed with anti-Palestinian mural graffiti, for instance, (paying the price).
The changes are a result of a controversy over a complaint by the Bailey family which protested that the Choi family had inscribed the back of the late Byung Soon Choi's headstone with Korean religious symbols, counter to Brant's cemetery bylaw.
It is now to go on display at the National Trust property The Vyne in Hampshire where the ring, which is inscribed in Latin and inset with an image of the goddess Venus, lay forgotten in the library for many years.
The ring, which was found in a Hampshire field in 1785, is linked by a name inscribed on it to a Roman tablet.