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What is the shortest complete sentence in English?

There are two main candidates for the shortest sentence in the English language.

My vote is for Go! It has an active verb, an implied subject and a clear meaning.

The main rival to Go! is I am. - but I feel this fails the 'complete' test. In any case, two words beats three!

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  1. Isn t ----- "I exist." ----- the shortest valid sentence.

    It makes total sense, because "I" is the most concrete term in a dictionary & "existence" is the most abstract term in a dictionary...

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  2. Would ¨i¨ work It has a subject and verb?????????????????????????

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    1. No, I is only a noun. It doesn't act as a verb.

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