"The big fish is eating the small one."
Translation:Ta velká ryba žere tu malou.
Normally, "jíst" is used for people, while "žrát" is used for animals.
Some people use "jíst" with pets. And using "žrát" for people can be rude, it means eating messily and/or too much (like an animal).
- Já jím. Ty jíš. František jí.
- Kočka žere. Psi žerou.
German, for example, has the same distinction: "essen" and "fressen".