Past Tense Of Smell, Past Participle Form of Smell, Smell Smelled Smelt V1 V2 V3
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Past Tense of Smell
We use the word ‘smell’ very often in our daily life. In this post, we will examine the details of this widely used expression. If you are ready, let’s start!
The meaning of this word is perceiving or detecting the odor or scent of (something). A special feeling that particles that are emitted from objects and mixed into the air form in the nerves on the nasal membrane, which it awakens, something that is felt by the air received, through the nose, perceived by the sense.
Base Form Examples
- Babies smell good.
V2 Past Simple
In the example, you can see how the past form of the ‘smell’ is used. The V2 form of this verb is ‘smelled’.
- Christian smelled something burning.
- Kate smelled the wet dog.
Verb + Preposition IN List in English
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V3 Past Participle
The V3 version of this word is different from the V1 and V2 forms. The V3 version of this verb is ‘smelt’. ‘Smelt’ is used in the case of Past Perfect Tense or Present Perfect Tense. If the question is in the present perfect tense, we use the word smell as have + smelt or has + smelt. The subjects I, you, we are used with ‘have + smelt’. The subjects he, she, it are used with ‘has + smelt’. If the Past Perfect Tense is in question, the use is ‘had+smelt’ regardless of the subject this time.
- Jacob had smelt the sweater of his mother and then cried.
- Elizabeth had smelt her children’s scent.
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