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An example use of smell in a speech by a native speaker of british english:
“… alone aid it does smell like it says um …”
Smell is the act of perceiving the presence of a substance by its odor.
the word smell occurs in english on average 37.6 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for B2 level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.
it is hard to perfectly classify words into specific topics since each word can have many context of its use, but our machine-learning models believe that smell can be often used in the following areas:
1) food and health;
2) life, nature, and living environment;