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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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Part of the longstanding tradition of solid reference works to come out of Brill's Handbook of Oriental Studies series, Inscribing South Asian Muslim Women tackles the field head-on, striving for comprehensiveness in time (coverage ranges from the thirteenth century onward, with the majority of titles falling in the twentieth century) and in format (citations include journal articles and monographs as well as individual chapters and unpublished manuscripts).
While we reconcile ourselves to the fact that the preponderance of writings on South Asian Muslims focus on Pakistan, northwestern India, and Bangladesh, Inscribing South Asian Muslim Women reminds us of the need for future efforts, bibliographic and otherwise, to reflect more fully the complicated regional and linguistic realities of South Asian women's lives.
Raphael Sealey conjectures that the mason "did not see names higher up on the left face and append his entry to them; on the contrary, he saw names only on the front and inscribed his entry on their level to associate it with them." (9) Jack Cargill has commented that there is no certain epigraphic evidence that this was the case; but it remains difficult to explain why this entry would have been placed at that level after the inscribing of the ones above it.
The focus on the issue of how many hands were involved in inscribing the entries has diverted attention from the larger question of the time frame involved.
Inscribing the Time is rewarding for its fresh insights into the creational environments of the plays and the complexity of intra-cultural forces at work on the Elizabethan playwright.
ISLAMABAD, March 12, 2011 (Balochistan Times): Pakistans proposals for inscribing adverse effects of chemicals in various imported items is reviewed at international forum to prevent end users and manufactures.
By framing such questions as dependent on distinctions between artifice and the real (distinctions on which she has long staged her investigations), and by inscribing them within the pornographic, Sherman integrates female identity, representation, contamination, and taboo.