RESPONSES TO A TWO-SUITED OVERCALL SHOWING 5-4 IN THE MAJORS

passto play
any major-suit bid, at any levelto play
no-trumpsasks for partner's five-card major.
2Dto play
3 of a minoruseful hand with a good minor suit
3NTto play
4 of a minorsplinter, promising an unspecified major. Partner is to assume it's hearts, then responder can correct if necessary.
4NTTwo-Suited Blackwood.
5+ of anythingto play.
double after interventionTake-out, for both partners.
redouble after doubleShowing strong holdings in both minors. It might even be possible to start doubling the opposition if they start running from suit to suit and everything's breaking badly for them.
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