If a dishwasher is present, what do you do with your dirty dishes?
Put them in the sink and wait for the owner of the dishwasher (or your mother or whatever the case may be) to do the dishes.
Put them in the sink if the dishwasher has clean dishes in it, otherwise put them in the dishwasher.
Wash them by hand if the dishwasher has clean dishes in it, otherwise put them in the dishwasher.
If your house/apartment has a dishwasher, do you/does your family...?
Load dirty dishes all at once.
Load dirty dishes as they are used.
Unload the dishwasher when it is done washing.
Unload the dishwasher when more dishes need to be done.
Take clean dishes out of the dishwasher as needed.