auf Wiedersehen

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auf Wie·der·seh·en

 (ouf vē′dər-zā′ən)
Used to express farewell.

[German : auf, until + Wiedersehen, seeing again.]
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auf Wiedersehen

(auf ˈviːdərzeːən)
sentence substitute
goodbye, until we see each other again
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auf Wie•der•seh•en

(aʊf ˈvi dərˌzeɪ ən)

interj. German.
until we meet again; good-bye for the present.
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auf wiedersehen

A German phrase meaning until we meet again, used as a farewell.
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.auf wiedersehen - a farewell remarkauf wiedersehen - a farewell remark; "they said their good-byes"
farewell, word of farewell - an acknowledgment or expression of goodwill at parting
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References in classic literature ?
When Vail said auf wiedersehen to the telephone business, it had passed from infancy to childhood.
IT'S hard to believe that Oz, the loud-mouthed, loutish but lovable brickie from TV's Auf Wiedersehen, Pet turns 65 today.
The country pub, in Redmile, Leicestershire, is better known as The Barley Mow to Auf Wiedersehen afi cionados, having figured prominently in the second series of the popular show when the seven lead characters stayed there with cantankerous land lord Arthur Pringle, played by Bryan Pringle, while renovating 'Thornley Manor'.
NOT since Oz from TV series Auf Wiedersehen Pet has Dusseldorf been host to such a big lump from Britain as Tyson Fury.
His big break came in 1983, when he landed the role of Neville in Auf Wiedersehen, Pet.
AUF Wiederseh'n, Sweetheart was a popular song and a cover version of Auf Wiedersehen, Auf Wiedersehen written by German composer Eberhard Storch.
IT was once Middlesbrough's oldest trading pub and famously featured on classic TV series Auf Wiedersehen, Pet.
Having found success in the 80s with Auf Wiedersehen Pet, as hard-nut Oz, the 6ft 3in actor - born James Michael Aloysius Bradford - found himself typecast.
For years we have had to endure ridicule with actors trying to take off our accent sounding like Barry from Auf Wiedersehen Pet, just like the cringe worthy ready meal balti ad currently polluting the air waves.
Comedy Auf Wiedersehen, Pet ITV4, 9pm In the first in a double-bill, it looks like Oz's unique brand of charm is all that's standing between the boys and financial ruin - perhaps they'd better dig out those old saving books, just in case.
Christa Holder Ocker; AUF WIEDERSEHEN; Plain View Press (Autobiography/Memoir) $14.95 ISBN: 193551427