"הסברתי לו אבל הוא לא הבין."
Translation:I explained it to him but he didn't understand.
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There isn't one. They probably include it in the English translation because at least for many English speakers and dialects when the verb explained is used in a context such as this one (a transitive verb within an independent/main clause) it generally occurs with an explicitly encoded object (it in this case). It's a conventional, entreched/fixed expression, which might sound a bit odd or unusual without an object (in this particular case). That said, the usage of explained could vary somewhat depending on the context, speaker, and dialect. Anyway, I'd assume that's why the course contributors included 'it' in the translation. You can appears report it if they made an error it omitted something. Also keep in mind that Hebrew and English syntax and grammar won't always match up perfectly.
I see that others are having the same difficulty with some of the audio matching the sentences. The question is, do folks from Duolingo actually respond and correct the problems or are we singing in the wind? This problem keeps coming up in some of the sections and it become quite frustrating. I'd be interested in hearing from the company.
Akhoti hitsia li sefer nehedar
My sister recommended a terrific book, is the audio and
Hisbarti lo aval hu lo hevin
is the Hebrew text.
Btw, I got dinged for “I explained to him but he did not understand”, and I’m not satisfied with the explanation that English speakers expect “it” and so “it” was necessary for a correct answer.
I explained to him but he did not understand seems perfectly fine in English.
There is a report button, it is the little flag next to the comments bubble icon, but in this case, they need to remove the sentence, it is a convoluted process (as far as the volunteers for the course have said) and I honestly don't think any of them are currently using Duolingo at all or very much.
THE AUDIO DOES NOT SEEM TO CORRESPOND TO THE WRITING... aM i WRONG?
Hint for anyone having truble with audio glitches: When I find myself prevented from finishing a lesson because of a glitch that cannot be fixed by reporting, I simply copy paste the mismatching rendering offered by DUO as the "correct" solution, and then simply "paste it in" next time I come across the item. It works.