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While New York-born Tomlinson is widely recognized as the inventor of email, Mumbai-born Ayyadurai, who immigrated to the US with his family when he was only seven, had to fight an epic battle to be recognized as the primary inventor of email.


A. had to fight

B. fought

C. has been fighting

D. had been fighting

E. needed to fight


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That Tomilinson is the incumbent recognized inventor of e-mail means that Ayyadorai is still fighting. Therefore, any past tense is unsuitable. C is the choice by logic.
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