I do face difficulties while using following sentences. Could you please someone explain me the difference between these. Are these sentences give same meaning?

What you have done if you were in my place.
What have you done if were you in my place?

  • The difficulty you're having may be because the verb needs would (because of the conditional), "What would you have done..." and "if were you" is ungrammatical. I think you'll get the best answer from our sister site. – Andrew Leach Dec 23 '16 at 10:05

No, they are not equivalent.

Leaving aside issues of grammar, the first is a noun phrase and the second is a question.

By way of analogy, the first is to "Praveen M P" as the second is to "What is your name?"

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  • Thank you. I need to change the sentence to .. What would you have done if were you in my place? is this correct?. – Praveen M P Dec 23 '16 at 10:13
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    No it doesn't. You can't have "if were you". "What would you have done if you were in my place?" is correct; although, depending on context, "if you had been in my place" might be better. – Andrew Leach Dec 23 '16 at 10:56
  • Or, simply omit if: What would you have done, were you in my place. – Andrew Leach Dec 23 '16 at 11:21

I think what you want to say is, "What would you have done if you were in my place?"

If you want to make a statement, you would say, "This is what you would have done if you were in my place" or "You would have done the same thing if you were in my place."

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