Evidence that children use linguistic knowledge in abstract ways comes from the phenomenon of Home sign.
Perhaps it's because they care only in an abstract way.
"They talk in an abstract way so you can have any idea you want."
Some of the areas consider problems in a more abstract way.
Painted in a very abstract way they show parts of German history.
Yet here, too, the story unfolds in a rather abstract way.
This is a more abstract way of saying that his characters are not quite real enough yet.
Even now, I think about the towers, but in a more abstract way.
They were arguing in an abstract way about time and price.
One begins with some general idea of what you might want to see, in an abstract way.