issue with (something)

issue with (something)

To allocate, assign, or distribute something officially to one (who can be named between "issue" and "with"). A: "Are you sure the hospital issued you guys with a birth certificate when I was born?" B: "Uh, yes, they definitely did. It's got to be around here somewhere." Everyone has been issued with the uniforms they will need for the job.
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issue someone with something

to provide someone with something; to distribute something to someone. We issued them with the clothes they needed for the trip. Everyone was issued with supplies.
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McGraw-Hill Dictionary of American Idioms and Phrasal Verbs. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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