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Although he patented over 1,000 inventions, many of which revolutionized the modern world, Thomas Edison attained worldwide fame based upon his invention of the incandescent light bulb.

A.Thomas Edison attained worldwide fame based upon his invention of the incandescent light bulb
B.it was his invention of the incandescent light bulb that brought Thomas Edison worldwide fame
C.it was the incandescent light bulb and his invention of it that brought Thomas Edison worldwide fame
D.Thomas Edison’s invention of the incandescent light bulb brought him worldwide fame
E.Thomas Edison earned worldwide fame for his invention of the incandescent light bulb

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Although he patented over 1,000 inventions, many of which revolutionized the modern world, Thomas Edison attained worldwide fame based upon his invention of the incandescent light bulb.

A.Thomas Edison attained worldwide fame based upon his invention of the incandescent light bulb
B.it was his invention of the incandescent light bulb that brought Thomas Edison worldwide fame
C.it was the incandescent light bulb and his invention of it that brought Thomas Edison worldwide fame
D.Thomas Edison’s invention of the incandescent light bulb brought him worldwide fame
E.Thomas Edison earned worldwide fame for his invention of the incandescent light bulb


Clearly its E.

Although he patented over 1,000 inventions....should modify a person i.e thomas edison.(Eliminate B,C,D)

Between A & E "fame based upon" is wordy and awkward whereas "fame for" is apt and precise.
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New post 12 Jun 2016, 02:35
why b is wrong ?
because Edison is far from "he".
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Can you please explain why B is wrong?
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