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Although the question was easy, a few boys were able to answer it.
Although the question was easy, few boys were able to answer it.
Although the question was difficult, few boys were able to answer it.
Although the question was difficult, a few boys were able to answer it.

Few means not many and emphasises the smallness of the number, it is distinguished from a few, which means at least some.

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Turn the page for farther instructions.
Turn the page for further instructions

Use further to mean both greater distance and more of something. We only use farther for distances: I live a bit farther away than you. Don't use it to mean more. We use further for both meanings in modern English.

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Jack was wounded in a car accident.
Jack was injured in a car accident.

People are injured or hurt as a result of an accident or a fight, but people are wounded in wars and battles.

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I've read an interesting story
I've read an interested story.
Are you interested in your work?
Are you interesting in your work?

Interesting refers to the thing which arouses interest, while interested refers to the person who takes an interest in the thing.

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He's grown into a handsome young man.
He's grown into a beautiful young man.

We usually say that a man is handsome or good-looking, and that a woman is beautiful, lovely, good looking or pretty.

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