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xeeshan57

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If I were you, I would not Do that .
and
If I had been You , I would not have done that.

please tell me what is the difference between these to sentence i don't understand the difference . does in the first sentence is informal as i recon please help me.......
 

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The speaker of the first sentence is suggesting to someone that they do not do something - at the moment or in the future.

The speaker of the second is speaking about a past situation. The person addressed did do something. The speaker thinks that that was not a good idea.
 

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"If I were you, I would not do that."
and
"If I had been you, I would not have done that."

Please tell me what is the difference between these two sentences. I don't understand the difference. [STRIKE]does in[/STRIKE] Is the first sentence [STRIKE]is[/STRIKE] informal? as i recon (I don't know what you mean by that) Please help me.

Welcome to the forum.

Please see my amendments to your post (above, in red) and follow the rules of written English with regard to capitalisation and punctuation.

- Start every new sentence with a capital letter.
- Always capitalise the word "I" (first person singular).
- Do not put a space before a comma or a full stop.
- Put a space after a comma and a full stop.

Thank you.
 
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