Tā yī liǎn chījīng de shénqíng.
He had a startled look on his face.
Fāxiàn tā zài nà, wǒ gǎndào hěn chījīng.
I was amazed to find her there.
Tā dehuà ràng wǒ chījīng.
His words surprised me.
Tā tǎnbái rènzuì shǐ wǒ chījīng.
He surprised me by confessing his sins.
Zhè xiāoxī shǐ tāmen dà wéi chījīng.
The news greatly surprised them.
Tā de jìyìlì zǒng ràng wǒ chījīng.
His memory never ceases to astonish me.
Stroke Order & Character Components
吃 (chī): to eat; to consume; to eat at (a cafeteria etc); to eradicate; to destroy; to absorb; to suffer; to stammer. Taiwan's pronunciation for this sense is jí.
- 口 (kǒu): mouth
- 乞 (qǐ): to beg
惊 (jīng): to start; to be frightened; to be scared; alarm
- 忄 (xin): heart
- 京 (jīng): capital city of a country; big; algebraic term for a large number (old); artificial mound (old)
Links to all HSK Words & Lists Containing 吃
- 吃 (chī): to eat; to have one’s meal; to eradicate; to destroy; to absorb; to suffer; to exhaust
- 吃亏 (chī kuī): to suffer losses; to come to grief; to lose out; to get the worst of it; to be at a disadvantage; unfortunately
*CL: Classifier/Measure Word