Constructions -A BOR-, -IB BOR-

The constructions "verb-A BOR-" and "verb-IB BOR-", i.e. the present or past gerund followed by the auxiliary verb bor- (root meaning: 'to go to'), in addition to its basic meaning as a directional expresses a progressive, gradual development of an action in a given direction towards a terminal point in a concrete or abstract space (telicity).

- With the past gerund:

Bemorning ahvoli yaxshilanib boryapti.
The patient's condition is getting better and better.

Shamol kuchayib borayotir.
The wind is getting stronger and stronger.

Vaqt o'tib bormoqda.
Time is passing by.

- With the present gerund:

Yaqinlasha boryapti.
He is getting closer and closer.

- The construction "verb-A BOR-" may have also a durative or continuative meaning, synonymous with that of the construction "verb-AVER-".

Bugun biznikida qola boring.
Stay with us today.

Men o'rgana bormoqchiman.
I am continuing to learn.

- The construction "verb-IB BOR-" may have also a completive meaning, synonymous with that of the construction "verb-IB BO'L".

Bu yoz paxtani ko'rish uchun xo'jayin chiqib bordi.
This summer, the boss went out to have a look at the cotton recolt.