To eat is to take in solid food or to have a meal. It is the act of putting food in the mouth, chewing it, and swallowing it.
Wǒmen zài lìlì fàndiàn chī de fàn.
We ate at Lily’s restaurant.
- 我饱吃了一顿感恩节正餐， 现在胃疼。
Wǒ bǎo chīle yī dùn gǎn’ēn jié zhèngcān, xiànzài wèi téng.
I had a full Thanksgiving dinner and now I have a stomachache.