1NT OPENER'S RESPONSES TO A 2S TRANSFER TO THE MINORS

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.
2NTsuper-accept in clubs
3Cexpected response

DEFENCE TO TRANSFER TO THE MINORS

passMight be a waiting bid from a strong hand.
Doublethe majors
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 bid's default meaning, e.g. strong and natural, or 4NT Blackwood. Might have been expected to show the minors, but this conventional meaning has just become redundant.
Jump to 3NTto play, with a long minor
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