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Was I right to expect my partner to respond 2NT in the following situation?

Like everyone else, I don't like 2♠. Even playing strong jump shifts, you don't SJS just to show 13 high - you have to have a reason. But I also agree with everyone else that 2NT is worse (even if it'...
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Was I right to expect my partner to respond 2NT in the following situation?

To answer the main question first, yes, you were wrong to expect partner to bid 2NT here. Partner's correct response is 1S, even when you have agreed a natural and forcing 2NT response. Major suits ...
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Was I right to expect my partner to respond 2NT in the following situation?

No - in Standard American, 2N denies a 4 card (or longer) major. The correct response in Standard American (and just about any other 5 card major system) is 1S, forcing for one round. There is no ...
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Was I right to expect my partner to respond 2NT in the following situation?

I open 1C not 1D, but I don’t think it’s a big deal if you care about the quality so much. I prefer 1D to be four except with 4432 (and some will even still bid 1C there). Better question is why didn’...
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