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Subject NOUN of the sentence is TYPES. "Of residential treatment facility" is a prepositional phrase that does not determine verb tense. REFER is the appropriate verb.


With lists of items it is often a given that they are abbreviated. Sometimes they will follow a leading sentence, for example: In my spare time I go: swimming cycling running You could take any one of the activities from the list and tag it on the end of the leading sentence, remove the colon, and you'd have a grammatical sentence. With statistics, this ...


"post office" and "postal service" are compound nouns. The former is made up of two nouns: the latter an adjective and a noun. When both an adjective and a noun would work, there is a (sometimes quite strong) preference, and the final noun seems to determine which form is preferable. For example, we talk about a "law office" or ...

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