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False positive "Non-infinitive verb after modal verbs"

when either ‘neither did’ or ‘nor did’ is followed directly by a verb it should be the present participle.
“Video games didn’t distract him from his weary life, nor did dancing.”
“Pulling the trace high had no apparent effect, neither did pulling it low.”

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one exception I forgot to mention, neither can also be used as short for ‘neither of them’
“They were both scared: neither did confronting the bully.” is such a case.
so it should be: “They were both scared: neither confronted the bully.”

I agree. That is why I added a note that it is a false negative.

In this example, “Neither did confronting the bully” is correct English:
Ignoring the bully did not solve the problem. Neither did confronting him.