Smell past tense

3 forms of the verb smell The English verb 'smell' is pronounced as [smel].
Related to: irregular verbs.
3 forms of verb smell: Infinitive (smell), Past Simple - (smelt), Past Participle - (smelt).

Here are the past tense forms of the verb smell

👉 Forms of verb smell in future and past simple and past participle.
❓ What is the past tense of smell.

Smell: Past, Present, and Participle Forms

Base Form Past Simple Past Participle
smell [smel]

smelt [smɛlt]

smelt [smɛlt]

What are the 2nd and 3rd forms of the verb smell?

🎓 What are the past simple, future simple, present perfect, past perfect, and future perfect forms of the base form (infinitive) 'smell'?

Learn the three forms of the English verb 'smell'

  • the first form (V1) is 'smell' used in present simple and future simple tenses.
  • the second form (V2) is 'smelt' used in past simple tense.
  • the third form (V3) is 'smelt' used in present perfect and past perfect tenses.

What are the past tense and past participle of smell?

The past tense and past participle of smell are: smell in past simple is smelt, and past participle is smelt.

What is the past tense of smell?

The past tense of the verb "smell" is "smelt", and the past participle is "smelt".

Verb Tenses

Past simple — smell in past simple smelt (V2).
Future simple — smell in future simple is smell (will + V1).
Present Perfect — smell in present perfect tense is smelt (have/has + V3).
Past Perfect — smell in past perfect tense is smelt (had + V3).

smell regular or irregular verb?

👉 Is 'smell' a regular or irregular verb? The verb 'smell' is irregular verb.

Examples of Verb smell in Sentences

  •   Hannah could smell alcohol on her breath (Past Simple)
  •   His clothes smelt like onions and garlic (Past Simple)
  •   We have never smelt anything like it (Present Perfect)
  •   It smells worse than your office, Michael (Present Simple)
  •   I love the way Italy smells (Present Simple)
  •   Jenny smells like rosewater and warm laundry (Present Simple)
  •   I smell something fishy (Present Simple)
  •   I like a man who smells nice (Present Simple)
  •   Sally smells like failure, and her hair smells like ketchup (Present Simple)
  •   If I buy this 199$ perfume I will smell perfect (Future Simple)

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