Arrows Fast

A question about a really strange sentence?

The sentence "I can shoot an arrow faster than a sparrow" has a double meaning. It can mean either mean that I can literally shoot an arrow that goes faster than a sparrow or I can shoot an arrow faster than a sparrow can shoot an arrow(which is physically impossible for a bird). Is this double meaning okay or am I saying the sentence incorrectly?

When speaking, you naturally emphasise certain words to make your meaning clearer. In this case, I would place a stress on the word 'faster' to demonstrate that the comparison made between the two objects is in terms of speed.

Anyhow, I think if it were to have the second meaning, then you would say "I can shoot an arrow faster than a sparrow can" to show it. So i think that english language sort of makes it difficult to pull out the second meaning.

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