In Inside out animation Riley says : And... we’re out. That’s what I’m talking about: another perfect day! Nice job everybody! What Does Get Down To means :

Let’s get those memories down to Long Term.

  • I think Joy says that, after Riley has gone to sleep. – James K Dec 20 '17 at 8:28

Let's get those memories down to Long Term is an informal way of saying Let's send those memories to Long Term.

This is a typical way of communicating in a company or organization. It comes from a time when a department of a company would send documents to a different department on a different floor of an office building. It's typical to hear phrases like get this up to or get this down to when referring to inter-departmental communications. The movie treats the human body as a company of sorts, with different departments. It makes sense that the different parts of the body would communicate in a way similar to a corporate office.

  • Can you give us examples : 1) Get the books up to the library. 2) Get the books down to the library. What is the difference here ??? – Pixier Dec 20 '17 at 8:11
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    That would depend on whether the library is above or below you, either physically or metaphorically. "Get these papers up to head office" because head office is above my department in the hierarchy. "Get these books down to the library." because the library is a floor below my office. In the movie, "Long-term Storage" is both physical and metaphorically "below" the control room where Joy works. – James K Dec 20 '17 at 8:25
  • Get them down to the basement long storage: upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/4/42/Oxford_-Jesus_College-_0531.jpg – mplungjan Dec 20 '17 at 8:48
  • I just found some different meaning Am I Right ? 1) This is one of the most expensive and also more convenient ways to get down to London. (Get down to = Go to London) 2) Books can also be posted to you throughout the UK and Europe if you can't get up to London. (Get up to = Go to London) – Pixier Dec 20 '17 at 9:04
  • Sure, those are common ways of saying go to London. Get this up to and Get this down to can refer to being north or south of London. It can also refer to elevation. If you live in the mountains, everything might be down to you. Some people always say get this down to and never say get this up to, and vice-versa. The two phrases can really be used interchangeably, and it doesn't have to make sense physically or metaphorically to be considered an acceptable use. – Ringo Dec 20 '17 at 9:09

I believe this sentence means "Let's store these memories in our long term memory", i.e. let's treasure today's events and remember them for a long time.

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