Student or Learner
He can run as fast as an ostrich.
What are the comparative elements in this sentence? What do you comare to what? Show me those two words(?), phrases(?), or clauses(?) in the sentence, please.
What about this:
He can run as fast as an ostrich can run fast.
I have to analyze to understand. I am not one native who has intrinsical feelers, you know. What is the function of as .. as? Which two phrases or clauses does it bring into a mutual relationship?