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Vorsichtig schiebt die Katze die Tür zum Flur auf.

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  • Nach dem Schieben ist die Tür auf. Die Katze schiebt. Die Tür führt zum Flur. – harper Nov 5 '16 at 8:03
  • aufschieben = to slide open – Hubert Schölnast Nov 5 '16 at 8:03
  • Based on context it would mean " The cat carefully (slowly) shoves (pushes) the door towards the hallway." – Armin Nov 5 '16 at 8:13
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"Aufschieben" usually means "to postpone" but in this context "to slide open". In my understanding, it implies that the door is a sliding door. Although the author may have intended that the cat pushes a regular door open by squeezing itself through the gap, but it can be expressed better.