smell (something) from (somewhere)

When a smell travels a long distance, you say "smell ___ from over here" or "smell ___ from (somewhere)":

Oh my God, those shoes are disgusting. I can smell them from over here!

My mama used to bake cookies every Sunday when I was growing up. You could smell them from a hundred yards away.

You can use "see" and "hear" in the same way:

I could hear them laughing from across the street.

We saw a herd of deer in the woods from our car.

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