Smell

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Definition

to smell: to inhale an odor through the nose; to give off an odor
verb
I can smell the sea from here.
The perfume smells good.

smell: aroma, odor, scent; the ability to recognize odors
noun
Pronunciation examples
UK: I love the smell of flowers.
US: My English teacher smelled of fish!
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Examples

  • "Bruno : Yes, I can smell."
  • "Bruno : Edward, some of this wine and cheese is older than you are, and much of it smells better."
  • "And I don't like what I'm smelling right now."
  • "Smell it on the breath"
  • "My god, what is that smell?"
  • "Is this what you smell like?"
  • "So you can smell again!"
  • "You can smell!"
  • "It smells like a used diaper with Indian food."
  • "I need to smell them. Philip, you give me the important sales figures."

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