Select the most appropriate set of words from the given choices to fill in the blanks.
I am an entertainer, ___________ , I have to keep smiling because in my heart laughter and sorrow have an affinity.
A. even if I have tears in me
B. even though I am depressed inside
C. while entertaining people
D. in the entertainment business
Correct Answer : B.
The speaker in the given statement, is trying to emphasize his work and what he is supposed to do, irrespective of his emotional state. Options (c) and (d) hence, can be ruled out. The second clause refers to smiling and being happy, so the contrasting thought would be of sadness and (b) sounds more appropriate. Hence, option (b) is the right one.