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(bridge) a suit of superior scoring value, either spades or hearts

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The tobacco industry had never lost a major suit to a plaintiff who charged that smoking made them sick.
It does not extend to a major suit brought by the Trust against those not a party to the bankruptcy or to any closely related proceeding.
This way you will make two clubs, five diamonds and both major suit aces for your contract.
The Dean Witter lawsuit, which seeks class-action status for tens of thousands of investors, is the first major suit to allege wrongdoing involving commodities and currency futures.
You are home if either major suit finesse works or the diamonds break.
General Motors has lost a major suit brought by the family of a West Virginia boy rendered paraplegic for life by a rear lap belt due to the absence of a rear lap-shoulder belt during the frontal crash of a 1978 Chevrolet in which he was riding.
South showed his major suit and when North bid two no-trumps Jason Hackett had nothing to spare and so passed.
The state attorneys general are in a full-court press to reform loss-mitigation and default-servicing practices, and recently published reports indicate that the Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) audits conducted this spring as an outgrowth of the attorneys general inquiry may result in major suits being filed under the civil Federal False Claims Act.
The suits, filed by parents who claim their children got sick from the school systems' failure to properly fix mold problems, are the first major suits on the issue on Florida's west coast, following a wave of similar suits in Broward County.
What you must do on the hand is to avoid playing the major suits yourself.