I get thousands of bridge questions a year. I can't find the time to answer them all. In this article, I will attempt to answer all of them at once (perhaps you were referred to this article by asking such a question).
I don't love new bridge terms, but I'd like to start to throw around "PA" -- to mean "Partnership Agreement."
Many areas of bridge have no "standard." It is just a matter of how you and your partner agree to play. Here are some examples: