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All her riches was stolen.
All her riches were stolen.

Riches is a plural noun and always takes a plural verb.

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The town has fifty thousands people.
The town has fifty thousand people.

Hundred, thousand, and million take the plural form if they're not preceded by a numeral or by a: Thousands of people were present

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Tom has made great progresses.
Tom has made great progress.
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Her luggage is at the station.
Her luggages are at the station.

Baggage, another word for luggage, can't be used in the plural either: The baggage is ready for the train.

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Today I've many works to do.
Today I've many work to do.

The plural form works means a factory or the writings of an author: The works of Shakespeare are many. I visited the steel works.

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