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

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Berwin & Berwin, within House of Fraser, are famed for their fantastic tailoring, with over 80 years experience and are the name behind major suit brands such as Ben Sherman, Paul Costelloe and Daniel Hechter.
A second major suit filed involves ClassicStar, a bloodstock-leasing agent, and alleges it conned participants out of "nearly $500m" over a four-year period, according to one report.
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.
South showed his major suit and when North bid two no-trumps Jason Hackett had nothing to spare and so passed.
The Obama administration faces major suits filed by PPACA opponents who question whether the exchanges operated by HHS (rather than by states) have the authority to offer PPACA premium subsidy tax credits, and whether HHS has the authority to operate the PPACA "risk corridors" program -- a program that's supposed to use money from health insurers with good underwriting results to help individual insurers with poor underwriting results.
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.