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MS SQL query

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Hi all,
I want to perform an intersection or minus operation in Ms SQL.
I was trying the following:

(select language.language from language)
intersect
(select language.language
from language,user,user_language
where
language.id = user_language.user_id
and
user.id = user_language.lang_id)

The table structures are:
user:
         id          varchar      primary key
         name     varchar
language:
         id           varchar     primary key
         language varchar
user_language:
        user_id    varchar
        lang_id    varchar


It's working fine if I give replace intersect with union. But for intersect it's giving the following error:

Server: Msg 156, Level 15, State 1, Line 2
Incorrect syntax near the keyword 'intersect'.

But I need to do the intersect operation. Does MS SQL not support intersect or my query is wrong.
Pls help
Thanks in advance
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