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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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All her money is kept in the bank.
All her money are kept in the bank.

Money is a singular noun and always takes a singular verb and pronoun.

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There is lots of people in the cinema.
There are lots of people in the cinema.

People, meaning nation, is singular. The plural is peoples: The Greeks are a brave people. The peoples of Europe are often engaged in war.

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A large supply of toys are expected.
A large supply of toys is expected

When the subject is singular, the verb must be singular and when the subject is plural, the verb must also be plural. Take care when a plural noun comes between a singular subject and its verb, as in the example above.

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Mathematics are not easy to learn.
Mathematics is not easy to learn.

The names of sciences and subjects ending in -ics (like mathematics, physics, politics, gymnastics) generally take a singular verb.

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