Smell past tense

3 forms of the verb smell English verb smell [smel].
Relate to: irregular verbs.
3 forms of verb smell: Infinitive (smell), Past Simple - (smelt), Past Participle - (smelt).

Forms of verb smell in past tenses

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

Three forms of verb smell

Base Form Past Simple Past Participle
smell [smel]

smelt [smɛlt]

smelt [smɛlt]

What is 2nd and 3rd form of smell?

🎓 Base Form (Infinitive) smell in Past Simple, Future Simple, Present Perfect, Past Perfect, Future Perfect?

  • First form (V1) - smell. (Present simple, Future Simple)
  • Second form (V2) - smelt. (Past simple)
  • Third form (V3) - smelt. (Present perfect, Past perfect)

What are the past tense and past participle of smell?

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

What is the past tense of smell?

The past tense of smell is smelt.
The past participle of smell is smelt.

Verb Tenses

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

smell regular or irregular verb?

👉 Is smell an irregular 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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