Soggy = Soaked and heavy because of water or other liquid.
I put too much milk on my cereal and it became soggy and difficult to eat.
To hang out with. = To associate with or to meet continually.
On the week ends I like to hang out with my friends and chill out at the bar.
To go down hill. = To turn worse gradually.
After 40 a man's body goes down hill.
A creepy-crawler. = An insect, a worm, a snake or any thing that is frightening or repulsive.
If you walk in the woods at night after a rain shower, you are sure to encounter all types of creepy-crawlers.
To ratchet-up. = To improve,to get better, to set the bar a little higher.
The tigers had better ratchet-up their play if they are to remain champions.
Corny. = Not funny , uninteresting.
He has a corny sense of humor so nobody is able to understand his jokes.
What's up. = How are things going with you? / What's going on?
何が起こっているのか。 / どうなっているのか。
My boss called me to his office to find out what's up with the production schedule.
Get a kick out of. = To enjoy very much.
・・・から 非常な快感を得る。 非常に楽しむ。
I get a kick out of listening to rock and roll music.
To step on it. = To hurry.
We have to step on it to get to work on time.
An old hand. = Expert.
He's been sailing for twenty years, so, he's an old hand at the sea.