Well, Einstein would say..

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hasib12345

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Do these have the same meaning? If not, please explain why.

1) Well, Einstein would say this if he were alive today!

2) Well, Einstein would have said this if he were still alive today.
 

writeedge

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Yes these sentences have different meaning.
Would used to: 1) talk about the past 2) talk about the future in the past 3) express the conditional mood.
Would have used in conditionals to talk about something that did not happen in the past, if another situation or condition had been met.