Iannucci credits the films of Robert Altman and the use of overlapping dialogue as a huge inspiration.
When he came to office, President Obama inherited three overlapping wars.
Right now, overlapping regulations keep responsible young families from buying their first home.
overlap o·ver·lap (ō'vər-lāp')
A part or portion of a structure that extends or projects over another.
The suturing of one layer of tissue above or under another layer to provide additional strength, often used in dental surgery.
To lie over and partly cover something.
To perform a surgical overlap.