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:
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.