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auf Wiedersehen

[ouf vee-duh r-zey-uh n] /aʊf ˈvi dərˌzeɪ ən/
interjection, German.
1.
until we meet again; goodbye for the present.
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Examples from the Web for auf Wiedersehen
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  • Did the mountains and the white-crowns call after us, "auf Wiedersehen!"

    Birds of the Rockies

    Leander Sylvester Keyser
  • When we separated, he said, "auf Wiedersehen in Sheekago in '93."

    Tramping with Tramps Josiah Flynt
  • "auf Wiedersehen, my friend," and she held out to him both her hands.

    Gold, Gold, in Cariboo!

    Clive Phillipps-Wolley
  • "auf Wiedersehen, good-night, good-night," and she held open the door.

    Two Royal Foes Eva Madden
  • When they reached the gate Hans turned for a last "auf Wiedersehen" to his Annchen.

    Two Royal Foes Eva Madden
  • "auf Wiedersehen," he said, and off he marched like a soldier.

    Two Royal Foes Eva Madden
  • auf Wiedersehen, Hans, and you might bring us the news as you come back from Jena.

    Two Royal Foes Eva Madden
  • "auf Wiedersehen, my Bettina," he said, and departed from Memel.

    Two Royal Foes Eva Madden
  • I am coming back in the spring and so will say auf Wiedersehen, not good-by.

    The Song of the Wolf

    Frank Mayer
  • auf Wiedersehen,” said the German officer, bowing Hal from his tent.

British Dictionary definitions for auf Wiedersehen

auf Wiedersehen

/auf ˈviːdərzeːən/
sentence substitute
1.
goodbye, until we see each other again
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