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One of those rare inventors with a love of business, Leo Baekeland is

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celebrated as the father of the modem physics is the correct construction. Option B, C, D,& E are wordy and awkward. So option A is the correct choice.
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As per the meaning of the sentence:

Leo Baekeland is considered as the father of the modem plastics industry. He was one of the rare inventors with a love of business,

The sentence is correct as it is. Correct use of "as"
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Bunuel wrote:
One of those rare inventors with a love of business, Leo Baekeland is celebrated today as the father of the modem plastics industry.

A. as
B. as being
C. as he is considered
D. for being considered
E. for his being


Correct Idiom: X is celebrated as Y , where X and Y need to be of similar format.


A. as : proper idiom, CORRECT.
B. as being : wrong idiom , INCORRECT.
C. as he is considered : wrong idiom.INCORRECT.
D. for being considered: wrong idiom .INCORRECT.
E. for his being:wrong idiom.INCORRECT.


Ans- A

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One of those rare inventors with a love of business, Leo Baekeland is celebrated today as the father of the modem plastics industry.

Regarded/celebrated idiomatically take "as" as the preposition. So, A is the clear winner here.
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One of those rare inventors with a love of business, Leo Baekeland is celebrated today as the father of the modem plastics industry.

A. as

- "as" correclty compares "Leo baekeland" to the father of modern plastics industry

- Correct

B. as being

- usage of "being" is inappropriate

- Incorrect

C. as he is considered

- comparison error ; Incorrect


D. for being considered

- usage of "being" is inappropriate

- Incorrect

E. for his being

1. usage of "being" is inappropriate
2. usage of "his" is comparison error.

- Incorrect


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One of those rare inventors with a love of business, Leo Baekeland is

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