Construction -IB KET-

In addition to its basic directive meaning ('to do something and go'), the construction "verb-IB KET-", i.e. the past gerund followed by the auxiliary verb ket- (root meaning: 'to go', 'to leave'), expresses a sudden and intense change of state, which has been exhaustively completed.

Uy kuyib ketdi.
The house burned down.

Charchab ketdim.
I have got tired.

Sochi oqarib ketdi.
His hair has turned gray.

Urilib ketdi.
He has been dismissed.

Kutib tura berib, oyoqlarim og'rib ketdi.
My feet have started to ache from continuous waiting.