In the following passage some words have been deleted. Fill in the blanks with the help of the alternatives given. Select the most appropriate option for each blank.

In 1945, James Leach Miller returned from World War II and shared nothing (1)________ it with his wife. He folded up his Army (2)________ , with the medals still pinned to it, and (3)________ put it in the basement, where his older boy would (4) take it out to play soldiers. He never complained (5)________ that generation of army men didn’t air their problems. His son Michael once offered to take him back to Normandy when World War II veterans (6)________ the journey but his father shook (7)________ head saying, “I’ve been there once.” Sadly, Mr. Miller, 96 years old, (8)________ survived the bloodiest battle of World War II, died of (9)________ from the coronavirus on March 30 (10)________ an Old Soldiers’ Home.

Question 183

Select the most appropriate option to fill in blank no. 8.

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