Chinese Idiom：趾高气昂 (Zhǐ gāo qì áng)
This is an idiom describing someone’s walking manner. Usually,When a man is extremely arrogant or cocky,he is very much likely to hold one's head high and walk in vigorous strides with big steps,throwing his weight around,just likes a cock. So,"walk with one's head high" holds the equivalen meaning as “Be on the high ropes”.
趾高气昂 (Zhǐ gāo qì áng)
【翻译】walk with one's head high.