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We sat on the grass and ate our sandwiches.
Don’t talk while you’re eating.
I’ve eaten too much.
Finish your lunch – you’ve hardly eaten anything.
Do you eat meat/fish/eggs?
It’s hard to persuade my family to eat healthy foods.
Many people who live alone don’t eat well.
It will take time to change your children’s eating habits.
We don’t eat breakfast together, except on weekends.
Beth ate her evening meal in the hotel.
Are you ready to eat?
We ate at a small Chinese restaurant several blocks away.
Where can we get something to eat?
Do you want to grab a bite to eat before we go?
This is the American English definition of eat. View British English definition of eat.