Questions about example sentences with, and the definition and usage of "Auf"

The meaning of "Auf" in various phrases and sentences

Q: What does Attest (auf englisch) mean?
A: @0ayda1: It's similar to "testify" or "verify". Basically, "to tell of direct experience with something". "It's a cold place, as I'm sure you can attest to."

Synonyms of "Auf" and their differences

Q: What is the difference between auf and oben auf ?
A: Oh yes, my mistake!

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Translations of "Auf"

Q: How do you say this in English (US)? "fleißig" auf Englisch?

A: "Diligent", "studious", oder "hard-working" :)
Q: How do you say this in English (US)? sehnsüchtig auf deine antwort wartend
A: "yearningly/longingly/eagerly waiting for your answer" :)
Q: How do you say this in English (US)? auf jeden Fall
A: Es hängt vom Kontext ab, aber ein paar Möglichkeiten wären:

"In any case..."
"For sure!/Definitely!/Without a Doubt!"
Q: How do you say this in English (US)? auf und davon
A: up and away
Q: How do you say this in English (US)? auf sich warten lassen
A: A direct translation would be "to be a long time coming". It means that something should have arrived (or be changed) a long time ago, but it is just now changing. Meaning, you waited very long for something that should have happened a lot earlier.
Hope this helped you :)

Other questions about "Auf"

Q: can I use "auf wiedersehen" to say goodbye to someone who has passed away?
A: I think, only if you are Austrian (?). that's not something we would say (american english). and it doesn't sound serious enough to be used when someone has passed.

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