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insure (someone or something) with (something)
To buy insurance for someone or something from a particular company (named after "with"). I insured my new car with Smith Insurance after my parents suggested it.
insure against (something)
To protect someone or something against something. One policy can't insure against every issue you'll encounter with your business, you know.
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insure against something
to guard or protect against something. You must insure against theft and fire. I will insure against all risks.
insure someone or something (against something) (for something)
to provide insurance for someone or something against certain perils up to a certain amount of money. I insured my wife against accidental death for $100,000. We insured the car for its current value against all losses.
insure someone or something with something
to provide insurance for someone or something from a specific company. I insured Amy with a fine old insurance company. We insured the car with Acme Insurance in Adamsville.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of American Idioms and Phrasal Verbs. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.