#2 North South Vulnerable
North East South West
1♠ Pass 2♦ Pass
2♥ Pass ?
♥ A J 10
♦ K J 5 4 3 2
♣ Q 10 9
North’s rebid of 2♥s shows five spades and at least four hearts. South could rebid 2NT or 3♦ but the one bid South cannot make is 3♥. In order to raise a secondary suit directly, a four-card suit is required. Rebidding 2NT would tend to show a balanced hand (two spades) so 3♦ would be the choice bid on this hand.
If North rebids 3♥s,
Then South has a simple raise to 4♥.
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