A great way to remember a character is by searching for patterns across all the words that contain it. Can you find similarities?
|吃惊||4||chī jīng||be surprised|
|小吃||4||xiǎo chī||snack, refreshment|
|吃亏||5||chī kuī||suffer losses, be at a disadvantage|
|吃苦||6||chī kǔ||bear hardships|
|吃力||6||chī lì||strenuous, arduous, laborious|