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What is the origin of "Toll jemande* sein". For example "wenn du toll mir bist" in this song.

https://youtu.be/CK5MdsewTjM

(Can someone please help me embed it? (Lol, what's that supposed to mean in this context?))

Can perhaps its usage be traced back to earlier languages?

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  • Es heisst eindeutig "wenn Du treu mir bist". Deine Frage ist Quatsch, Du hast Dich verhört. – πάντα ῥεῖ Feb 11 at 21:55
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It's

wenn du treu mir bist (faithful).

There is nothing like

Toll jemandem sein

Neither in the song nor in German in general.

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