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I have never heard someone say "challenge is accepted" however it sounds more formal to me than "challenge accepted"

I am not a native speaker by the way.

let me know what do you think , thanks in advance.

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    "Challenge accepted" is just a shorthand way of saying "the challenge is accepted." Perhaps it sounds bolder and more aggressive, harkening back to the days when a "challenge" was an invitation to combat or a duel. – SarahT Apr 5 at 18:50
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    Likewise, military, police, etc, say "message understood" on the radio rather than "your message has been understood" for reasons of efficiency and brevity. – Michael Harvey Apr 5 at 19:09

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