Need help with a sentence. deployed to provide/deployed to providing.

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Hello,

Which form is correct please: 1/What are the measures deployed to providing relevant training? 2/What are the measures deployed to provide relevant training?
Could you please provide a link/ressource for me to understand the rule of using to+ing; it`s giving me a headache each time.
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I don't understand the sentences, but they both appear to be perfectly grammatical.

As for rules, I am doing my darndest to unlearn all the rules.

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I would prefer, "What are the measures being deployed to provide relevant training?".
 

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The first sentence would be grammatical if you changed to to for. Otherwise, they're both fine.

But "What measures are deployed to provide training . . . ." would be clearer. (Why is relevant relevant? Do they also provide irrelevant training? Avoid unnecessary adjectives.)

And is there anything wrong with just saying "How do you train . . . ."?

(I don't understand the line, either.
 

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Perhaps:

What are you doing to provide training?

Or:

What are you doing to train people?

(I wouldn't use either deploy or relevant.)
 
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