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From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
Related topics: Odours
reekreek /riːk/ verb [intransitive] πŸ”Š πŸ”Š COto have a strong bad smell syn stink πŸ”Š This room absolutely reeks.reek of πŸ”Š He reeked of sweat. β€”reek noun [singular] πŸ”Š the reek of cigarettes and beer β†’ reek of something
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Examples from the Corpus
reekβ€’ Get that dog out of here - he reeks.β€’ Without impugning the motives of any believer in this, I point out that it reeks of a vile and dangerous racism.β€’ Where have you been - you reek of alcohol?β€’ Inside, in a room reeking of incense, are people eating.β€’ He reeked of liquor and sweat.β€’ The entire place reeks of necromancy.β€’ The tiny office reeked of onions and cigarette smoke.β€’ He reeks of rock-star-ness, he was not a human being.β€’ He came running into the house, reeking of sweat.β€’ The room reeked of talcum powder and dry urine.β€’ I noticed she reeked powerfully of fat and roast cooking.reek ofβ€’ A wooden sculpture titled "Abraham" reeked of anti-Semitism.β€’ Beggars slept on street corners that reeked of urine.
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Verb table
reek
Simple Form
Present
I, you, we, theyreek
he, she, itreeks
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Past
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyreeked
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave reeked
he, she, ithas reeked
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad reeked
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill reek
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have reeked
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Continuous Form
Present
Iam reeking
he, she, itis reeking
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you, we, theyare reeking
Past
I, he, she, itwas reeking
you, we, theywere reeking
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave been reeking
he, she, ithas been reeking
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad been reeking
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill be reeking
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have been reeking
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