Smell Verb Forms: Past Tense and Past Participle (V1 V2 V3)

Meaning: perceive a particular scent.

Smell Verb Forms V1 V2 V3 V4 V5

Infinitive/Base Form (V1) Smell
Past Tense (V2) Smelled
Past Participle Form (V3) Smelled
Present Participle/Gerund (V4) Smelling
3rd Person Singular (V5) Smells

Smell Past Tense:

Past Tense of Smell is Smelled.

Example: Sarah smelled bad.

Smell Past Participle:

Past Participle Form of Smell is Smelled.

Example: Sarah has smelled bad.

Smell Present Participle:

Present Participle Form of Smell is Smelling.

Example: Sarah is smelling bad.

Smell 3rd Person Singular:

3rd Person Singular of Smell is Smells.

Example: Sarah smells bad.

smell past tense

Smell Conjugation

Indefinite / Simple Present Tense

  • I smell bad.
  • We/You/They smell bad.
  • He/She/It/Adam smells bad.

Present Continuous Tense

  • I am smelling bad.
  • We/You/They are smelling bad.
  • He/She/It/Adam is smelling bad.

Present Perfect Tense

  • I have smelled bad.
  • We/You/They have smelled bad.
  • He/She/It/Adam has smelled bad.

Present Perfect Continuous Tense

  • I have been smelling bad.
  • We/You/They have been smelling bad.
  • He/She/It/Adam has been smelling bad.

Indefinite / Simple Past Tense

  • I smelled bad.
  • We/You/They smelled bad.
  • He/She/It/Adam smelled bad.

Past Continuous Tense

  • I was smelling bad.
  • We/You/They were smelling bad.
  • He/She/It/Adam was smelling bad.

Past Perfect Tense

  • I had smelled bad.
  • We/You/They had smelled bad.
  • He/She/It/Adam had smelled bad.

Past Perfect Continuous Tense

  • I had been smelling bad.
  • We/You/They had been smelling bad.
  • He/She/It/Adam had been smelling bad.

Indefinite / Simple Future Tense

  • I will smell bad.
  • We/You/They will smell bad.
  • He/She/It/Adam will smell bad.

Future Continuous Tense

  • I will be smelling bad.
  • We/You/They will be smelling bad.
  • He/She/It/Adam will be smelling bad.

Future Perfect Tense

  • I will have smelled bad.
  • We/You/They will have smelled bad.
  • He/She/It/Adam will have smelled bad.

Future Perfect Continuous Tense

  • I will have been smelling bad.
  • We/You/They will have been smelling bad.
  • He/She/It/Adam will have been smelling bad.

Past Tense of Smell Phrasal Verbs

Smell Phrasal Verbs Past Tense
Smell out Smelled out
Smell up Smelled up
Smell in Smelled in
Smell with Smelled with
Smell off Smelled off
Smell at Smelled at
Smell around Smelled around
Smell toward Smelled toward
Smell up to Smelled up to
Smell of Smelled of


What is the Future Tense of Smell?

Future Tense of smell is “will smell”.

What is the Present Tense of Smell?

Present Tense of smell is “smell + s/es or ing”.

I/we/you/they smell
He/she/it/singular name smells
Present participle smelling

What is the Past Perfect Tense of Smell?

Past perfect tense of take is “had smelled”.

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Last updated on May 22nd, 2023 at 07:52 am