1NT OPENER'S RESPONSES TO A MAJOR-SUIT TRANSFER

transfer suitexpected response
Pass after doubleShows a non-horrible four-card suit, willing to play in the doubled conventional bid if partner has trumps too.
RedoubleTo play, good five-card suit, but partner's allowed to take it out if unsuitable.
+1super-accept with a useful side-suit
+2super-accept with four trumps and no useful side-suit
+3super-accept with five trumps and no useful side-suit
jump a levelsuper-accept with six trumps

DEFENCE TO A TRANSFER TO THE MAJORS

passMight be a waiting bid from a strong hand.
DoubleLead-directing. Would normally show both majors, but one of them's just been taken out of the equation.
responder's real suittake-out
Suit (any level)Natural
minimum club bidclubs and a major
minimum diamond biddiamonds and a major
No-trumps (any level)the minors
Jump to 3NTto play, with a long minor
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