'Top Model' Nyle DiMarco My 'DWTS' Partner Has To Beat It for Me

EXCLUSIVE

"Dancing with the Stars" contestant Nyle DiMarco is keeping time just fine on the dance floor -- even though he's deaf -- with a hand from his partner.

We got this video of 'DWTS' pro Peta Murgatroyd and the 'Top Model' champ rehearsing, and she shows off their secret to keeping the beat. It's really impressive on Nyle's part!

The duo tied for the top score on this week's premiere, and based on this ... looks like they're gonna nail it again next week.

Check it out ... deft moves.

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